[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#637945: chromium - strip angle brackets from pasted <URL>s

Jonathan Nieder jrnieder at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 22:22:41 UTC 2011

severity 637945 wishlist
tags 637945 + upstream
forwarded 637945 http://crbug.com/45134

Hi Craig,

Craig Sanders wrote:

> Many people post links in email as <URL> rather than as just plain
> URL.
> Unfortunately, if you double- or triple- click the URL to select it
> and then middle-click to paste it in to the browser, it won't take you
> to the page, it takes you to a google search result.
> the problem would be solved if any leading or trailing angle brackets
> were stripped.  It also adheres to the principle of robustness - be
> conservative in what you send, liberal in what you accept.

Thanks for a nice report.  I agree that this would be a good change.

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