"It's ugly" isn't a good enough argument. Sorry. "It's not easy to use for some people" on the other hand is.
Even i, being not impaired or whatever, have trouble to differenciate links from plain text in standard themes.
@grainloom @Oz Honestly these discussions are even further muddled by the fact that most websites, that is, non-social-media websites, deal with textual links indistinguishable from other text, while platforms like Twitter, Discord and Mastodon only allow linking URLs in the first place, which have a distinct visual syntax.
Not highlighting textual links is indeed stupid.
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