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Repeatedly using tag formatting in a post can break formatting by causing overflow.

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Workaround: separate tags with spaces so the line can be wrapped. – Frédéric Hamidi Oct 30 '12 at 10:57
As @FrédéricHamidi pointed out, the issue is with the lack of spaces between the tags. If tags are [tag:tag1][tag:tag2]..., then, when rendered, it ends up as <span class="post-tag">tag1</span><span class="post-tag">tag2</span>... - with no spaces - and thus the line is not broken down. However if you do put spaces between the tags, the line will be broken normally. – Aleks G Oct 30 '12 at 11:46
@Bart Fair enough; I assumed since it works in IE8 that real browsers would have it working, too :D – Rawling Oct 30 '12 at 11:47
@Rawling oh, wow, it does look better in IE8! It breaks [facebook-notes] across two lines for me, though. And not even at the hyphen. – Pops Oct 30 '12 at 11:49
@Bart IE8 may well be "doing it wrong" per spec for all I know! In IE7 it appears as above, in IE8 it breaks mid-tag as Popular says... No idea which is right though. – Rawling Oct 30 '12 at 11:52
And, in case anyone feels like fixing that post, Lix wants the tags to overflow, he's making a point in the context of that question. – Martijn Pieters Oct 30 '12 at 13:03

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