Strikeout in HTML (using <s>...</s> or <del>...</del>) doesn't strike out links to tags as specified in mardown. For example:

<s>See [tag:discussion] for some questions that require discussion.</s>

is interpreted as

See for some questions that require discussion.

here. However, on Meta.SO, the above is rendered as

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This is clearly a bug.

  • I guess the CSS style for badge names resets the strike-out setting. Commented Jul 11, 2012 at 7:50

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I pushed a fix to our dev server. It will be on live after the next production build.

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