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Using the new jobs search on SO careers, if you search for C# in the "what" box, it performs a search for C, missing off the # symbol.

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It fails for "asp.net" as well (strips the period, ending up with "aspnet"). careers.stackoverflow.com/Jobs?searchTerm=asp.net And C++: careers.stackoverflow.com/Jobs?searchTerm=c++ –  Jon Seigel Jun 23 '10 at 23:48
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I was really hoping using c%23 would work, but it translates that to a pound sign, and then discards it anyway. Humorously, if you search for c%23, the "what" box says "c#", but if you enter c# in the url the "what" box says "c". Both are still searching just c. –  Grace Note Jun 23 '10 at 23:49
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Given all these failed (very popular) searches, I have no idea how the current UI passed through their testing phase. –  Jon Seigel Jun 23 '10 at 23:52
    
@jon, didn't you get the strunk & white already? –  jmfsg Jun 24 '10 at 0:26

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Hi, indeed we were stripping out too many special characters. You should find this resolved now. Thanks for the heads-up!

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