The comment in question

Clicking the link to open it in my current window or a new tab creates a malformed URL:


Copying the link using right click -> Copy Link Address, copies the correct link:


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, according to Marc Gravell on Meta.SE:

Thanks to @IlmariKaronen's excellent detective work, it looks like refer[r]er plays a strong role here. The good news is that we've already done the work to make markdown-mini emit rel="nofollow noreferrer" links (rather than just rel="nofollow"); this should have the happy accident of fixing this issue. The bad news is that there's something banjaxed in the packaging of that component, so those changes didn't get deployed cleanly. I'll get that straightened out and deploy when I can.

This has been deployed as of two hours ago.

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