This was mentioned yesterday as well. Any URL that has a trailing /
on the path followed by a ? will break currently. We have a fix
identified, but no ETA on deployment yet.
On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Zac Bowling <zbowl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The URL detection on twitter.com changed. Querystring matching is
> broken in our case.
> For example this used to work last week:
> However now only the "http://twist.to" is being detected as link.
> I did some testing and I believe it happens if you have question mark
> after the first slash in the url, it doesn't pick up the querystring
> after that.
> For example:
> http://google.com/?test=1 - Fails with "http://google.com"
> http://google.com/search?q=zbowling - Passes
> We are changing our scheme over to avoid the querystring but it
> doesn't fix the existing software that already shipped that the users
> will start using very soon.
> Any ideas?
> Zac Bowling
> Senior Software Engineer - doubleTwist