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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ – XMLbog Jul 28 '09 at 19:16
    
Y U POSTING UNICODE – Ian Elliott Jul 28 '09 at 19:17
    
It's a bug.​​​​ – XMLbog Jul 28 '09 at 19:18
    
OK!​​​​​​​​​​​​ – XMLbog Jul 28 '09 at 19:21
    
The mouseover in the main page shows a lot of boxes. – mmyers Jul 28 '09 at 19:22
    
@mmyers what browser? – jjnguy Jul 28 '09 at 19:25
    
mouseover doesn't appear at all for me – Ian Elliott Jul 28 '09 at 19:26
    
@Ian, me too . – jjnguy Jul 28 '09 at 19:26
    
IE7.​​​​​​​​​​​ – mmyers Jul 28 '09 at 19:31
    
And another odd thing, when I copy the Unicode into the comment box, it doesn't show up at all. The character count updates, and backspacing changes the count but doesn't move the cursor. – mmyers Jul 28 '09 at 19:32
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@mmyers, the character has zero width – Ian Elliott Jul 28 '09 at 19:36
    
Ah, I see. – mmyers Jul 28 '09 at 19:37
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I could have put the zero-width character in the title, too, but then no one would be able to click it. As a test, I did use it in the title of a post on a forum I frequent. It's completely unclickable and I am completely happy with that. – XMLbog Jul 28 '09 at 19:46
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By design, eh? What's the point of enforcing a character limit when you can just fill it with nondisplaying characters? Seriously, where is the sense in that? – XMLbog Aug 4 '09 at 11:53
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Wo​​​​​​​​​​​ot – XMLbog Sep 26 '09 at 11:51
up vote 4 down vote accepted

I got sick of the umpteen bajillion "bugs" opened on this, so we "fixed the bug".

Also made it Zero Width Non Joiner aware.

Enjoy.

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͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏͏ – user279088 May 8 '15 at 11:14

In retrospect it seems to only be U200B that is unchecked. I thought it was the whole range.

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What character is that? – jjnguy Jul 28 '09 at 19:31
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zero width space, rofl fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/200b/index.htm – Ian Elliott Jul 28 '09 at 19:32
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P.S. You ruined this whole Question by actually adding content to an answer. – jjnguy Jul 28 '09 at 19:34
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It's a bug, man. I'm here to have fun, but I'm also here to report bugs properly. – XMLbog Jul 28 '09 at 19:36
    
Well, fair enough. – jjnguy Jul 28 '09 at 19:48

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