True, but Yahoo! Mail and others do get it right. 
It's been a few years I no longer worry sending an email with a URL at the end 
of a sentence. I wonder how they do it.

> Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 05:48:31 -0800
> Subject: [twitter-dev] Re: URLification
> From:
> To:
> Periods and parentheses are valid url characters. Assuming that an
> adjacent period or closing parenthesis is not part of the url is a
> gamble. The most sensible urlification includes all valid characters
> until it finds one that clearly delimits the url such as a space.
> On Dec 17, 7:13 am, Ken Dobruskin <> wrote:
> > When adding a URL surrounded by parentheses or followed by a period, these 
> > marks are included in the resulting link. Is a trailing whitespace the only 
> > workaround? It's ugly and wastes a character.
> >
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