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: dba...@gmail.com > To: email@example.com > > 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. > > http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1738.txt > > On Dec 17, 7:13 am, Ken Dobruskin <k...@cimas.ch> 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. > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > > Windows Live Hotmail: Your friends can get your Facebook updates, right > > from > > Hotmail®.http://www.microsoft.com/middleeast/windows/windowslive/see-it-in-act... _________________________________________________________________ Windows Live: Friends get your Flickr, Yelp, and Digg updates when they e-mail you. http://www.microsoft.com/middleeast/windows/windowslive/see-it-in-action/social-network-basics.aspx?ocid=PID23461::T:WLMTAGL:ON:WL:en-xm:SI_SB_3:092010