Links in comments (and maybe in answers) in the short form do not show up in the "Linked" questions list in the right sidebar:


Links that use the full form do show up:


The same happens for short and long form answer links.


  1. The links in this comment from September show up in the sidebar.

  2. The link in this comment from a few days ago does not show up in the sidebar.

I don't know if this is intentional, but it makes the short form seem deprecated. Can the old functionality be restored?

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D'oh! It's because I was using an old script to generate the link. The script used the defunct HTTP protocol. Switching it to HTTPS fixes the problem.

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