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String linking in post

John Jai

Joined: May 31, 2011
Posts: 1776
I see there is auto-linking feature for all class names to their corresponding API. For e.g. RuntimeException. But for String it's redirecting to this post. Is that intended?

Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24193

Yes, it is deliberate.

It turns out that we don't include links for single-word class names (Class, System, Object) as the number of false positives would be too high. The "String" link comes from a different set of links, intended to highlight some of our more popular and useful threads and Wiki pages.

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I agree. Here's the link:
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