I'm actually using Rails. I just asked this here because I thought  
the maintainers of those two libraries might be frequenting this ML.

I really just wondered why both RedCloth and BlueCloth don't do that  
(turn urls into links). If anyone knows, I'm still interested to hear  
why that is.


But I'm using markdown(auto_link(text)) now, so problem solved :)  
Thanks for the tip Mr Long :)


Rob


> John W. Long wrote:
>>  > I'll probably just code a wrapper function that parses the URLs  
>> after
>>  > markdown did it's thing.
>> Try the auto_link() helper method:
>> http://api.rubyonrails.com/classes/ActionView/Helpers/ 
>> TextHelper.html#M000426
>
> Install Rails just to get RedCloth or BlueCloth to link some text?
>
> Seems there would be a simpler way.
>
>
> James
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