Resolve "Reference parsing conflicting with auto-linking"
What does this MR do?
Fixes the auto-linker when the URL contains an ampersand, or other HTML entity. As a consequence of that, fixes links to compare between versions of an MR.
Are there points in the code the reviewer needs to double check?
I think the comment and specs cover it.
Why was this MR needed?
Regression in 10.6
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Does this MR meet the acceptance criteria?
- Changelog entry added, if necessary
- Tests added for this feature/bug
- Has been reviewed by Backend
What are the relevant issue numbers?
Closes #44649 (closed).