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

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

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

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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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