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If I use http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/*sql* I get all tags which include sql. But I want all tags which include sql or vb6 So I tried this:


But I am getting like this:
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So I need or between *sql* and vb6 like this:

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Is it possible?

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This smells like a bug. Sure there's a workaround, but it shouldn't happen in the first place. What if I want sql* or vb*? – Shawn Chin Sep 13 '12 at 12:37
@ShawnChin it smelt like a bug because it was a bug; now fixed – Marc Gravell Sep 14 '12 at 8:12

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up vote 6 down vote accepted

You've managed to find a bug in the wildcard expansion that has been there for ages. If you look closely, at the last two terms:

you can see that the error is actually a whitespace; it should be:


This has now been fixed.

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It works if you put the non-wildcard tag first: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/vb6+or+*sql*

vb6 or anything with sql

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I am doing this already. See this. But I wanted to do this with wildcard. – hims056 Sep 13 '12 at 10:28
@hims056: Sorry, that was a formatting error, updated. – Martijn Pieters Sep 13 '12 at 10:41

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