Please prevent creation of tags that could trigger the IIS file extension filter
this is a file extension issue. ASP.NET is refusing to serve a *.java file - same as if you wanted to check the tag soapi.cs on stackapps.
I have covered this in another post over on stackapps - What's the difference between tags soapi.cs and soapi.js to get a bug triggered by the former?
There are some very simple ways to handle this, but the issue has not gotten much attention.
A workaround, posited by systempuntoout, is to append an underscore, https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/r.java_ , as padding that will be converted to space and subsequently trimmed off AFTER the request gets past ASP.NET.
I created the
[r.java] tag because
R.java is a specific auto-generated file in Android projects. Many people is having problem with this file so a tag is helpful.
I didn't know this issue with
*.java files/URIs. But I recongniced it myself a few days ago, when I clicked on the tag.
Now I have renamed the tag to
[r.java-file] which works better. I have also retagged the other few questions that used the