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My question I had problems submitting is here:

What are the valid characters in the domain part of e-mail address?

The submit button gave me an opaque error when I had this line in my question:

mailto:<uri-encoded local part>@<domain part>

It doesn't matter what sort of code tag I stuck it in, I still got an error.

Preferably I'd at least get some indication of what the error was, and ideally I could submit this and any escaping that needed to happen would happen on the server side.

The error I am getting looks like this:

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This happens both on initial submit and on subsequent edits (as the screenshot shows).

Interestingly enough, it doesn't happen on meta, as I just submitted this bug report with no problems!

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Looks like an overeager filter. It shouldn't block that when it's in a code block. –  hammar Jun 8 '13 at 18:04
Heh, the response is actually an Internal Server Error, so this definitely seems like a bug ;). –  Matt Jun 8 '13 at 18:43
Most likely something on your end. –  Shadow Wizard Oct 22 '14 at 15:30
@ShadowWizard - or it might have been fixed in the one year interval ;) –  Merlyn Morgan-Graham Oct 23 '14 at 1:53

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