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Encoding issue with links in generated PDFs
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When pdf of a page containing an external link that has "%20" in the url is generated, the %20 in the url gets replaced with %2520, resulting in a dead link.

For eg. renders as which is in-turn a deadlink.

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This seems fixed with the new Proton renderer.