[wishlist] urls not recognised unless preceded with http://

Bug #324809 reported by BarryW on 2009-02-03
This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Vadim Rutkovsky
gwibber (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

urls are not recognised and unable to click and go to unless they are preceded by http:// the afor mentioned prefix is assumed these days as is www. or at least most websites allow you to go to the site minus the www thus anything with a .suffix should be clickable.

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Jorge Castro (jorge) on 2009-02-23
Changed in gwibber:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Confirmed
Sean Murphy (seanmurphy) wrote :

I wrote some fairly robust auto-linking code in PHP which you might consider porting to python. It's used by the Identi.ca web interface. You can get it here: http://iamseanmurphy.com/autolinking/demo.php

Changed in gwibber:
assignee: nobody → Vadim Rutkovsky (roignac)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2010-11-13
Changed in gwibber:
importance: Wishlist → Low
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

the attached branch works fine for me.

Changed in gwibber:
milestone: none → 2.91.1
Changed in gwibber:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gwibber - 2.91.1-0ubuntu1

gwibber (2.91.1-0ubuntu1) natty; urgency=low

  * New unstable release
    - statusnet:
      * Fixed an if statement that was causing errors to get lost in some cases
      * Enable the public stream by default, it is useful for dedicated
        status.net instances
    - facebook:
      * Ported to use the Graph API
      * Fixed rendering of "likes", and improved display of links, videos,
        photos, etc
      * Tell facebook not to prepend "is " to posts (LP: #674894)
    - dispatcher:
      * Handle python-indicate from karmic, the indicator doesn't send
        a timestamp
      * Fixed failure to notify for private messages (LP: #663377)
      * Treat strings starting with "www." as a href (LP: #324809)
    - client:
      * Merged in keyboard control from Michael Hall (LP: #621953)
      * Don't traceback older version of pygtk which didn't have gtk.InfoBar
      * added missing public.png icons, for 24x24 and 32x32
    - accounts: Show the auth button if we know there was an auth failure
 -- Ken VanDine <email address hidden> Tue, 16 Nov 2010 21:36:50 -0500

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in gwibber:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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