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Hmm. I tried searching for 9-bit and "9-bit" and it looks like StackOverflow just sees "bit" and ignores the "9-".

Is there a way to search verbatim for nonalphabetic characters?

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Oh, I meant within stackoverflow, but that works in the interim, thanks! – Jason S Dec 11 '09 at 22:11
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Not sure when this was fixed, but it has been fixed.

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A new parsing algorithm went live a few weeks ago :) – Nick Craver Apr 26 '11 at 19:38

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