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How do I make this URL ending in a period work in the comments?

With this URL: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Transform_LaTex_formulas_in_spoken_words_and_make_it_readable_with_text_to_speech_programs. It is broken unless I add a \ to the end in ...
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Degree symbol breaks URL detector [duplicate]

This was originally posted on Travel Meta. I am reposting here to add visibility to the issue. The URI detector breaks when it encounters a degree symbol (°) or U+00B9: https://www.google.com.pe/...
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Bad Request - Invalid URL with Unicode in URL

There is a question on the Ru.SO that can't be opened (at least for me under Chrome and Edge) with HTTP 400 error: I have made a dumb question on Meta.SE to reproduce this. Question Bad Request - ...
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Careers login redirects to a 404 error if original return URL had a query string

So, I had a message sent to me on Careers 2.0 today. Since I didn't happen to be logged in there, clicking the inbox link took me to the following page: http://careers.stackoverflow.com/users/login?...
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How to Ask page doesn't correctly encode the question typed in the search field

The How to Ask page doesn't correctly URL encode the string typed in the search field. For example, if someone types "Objects in C++" in the search field and then clicks on the "proceed »" link below, ...
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Improper query escaping in the return URL after logging in

Something is causing my query search [javascript] -[php] votes:0 is:question to turn into javascript -php votes:0 is:question after signing in. Steps to reproduce: Make sure you are not connected ...
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return url doesn't get properly decoded after login

When accessing SO with a bookmark that has a list of tags separated by or, for instance: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/html%20or%20javascript?tab=newest&pagesize=50 When logging in ...
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When passing parameters via the URL, they are not properly decoded

By "not properly", I mean "not", apparently. Try this link, for example: http://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/query/65941?SearchString=accept+rate Steps to reproduce: Execute a query with a ...
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How does StackOverflow sanitize question titles for use in the URL

I'm interested in knowing how StackOverflow sanitizes the question titles for use in the URLs. Are they using a custom matching and replacing pattern or something as simple as a Server.UrlEncode with ...
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URL encoding bug

From Is there some way to convert json to xml in PHP? The link XML Serializer link encodes the _, which causes a failure on the destination site: The requested document /package/XML%5FSerializer was ...
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URL with ' ' (space) not working

I was posting an answer to a Java question and I noticed that all the links containing a space don't work. For example http://download.oracle.com/javase/1.5.0/docs/api/java/lang/String.html#...
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Bug with tags with plus in name

https://stackoverflow.com/tools/ shows that a tag named n+1 was created in the last 2 days. Clicking on the link for that tag takes one to a page showing "0 Questions tagged n 1"; it treats them as ...
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Automatically encode illegal characters in URLs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Links with caret ^ do not work? An answer on super user had a link in it to a site with a caret character (^) in the URL. Markdown was not rendering it as a link properly, ...
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The Tweet This button drops punctuation that is perfectly tweetable

I just tweeted a link to this question What is the best C++ interview question? and the content had the two + signs (for C++) replaced with spaces. I edited it back to + signs, but I don't see why it ...
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Linking to [tag] searches doesn't work unless the brackets are URL encoded

If you want to link to a tag search such as the following: https://stackoverflow.com/search?q=[xml]+[php]+parse It won't create a link unless the square brackets are URL encoded. That is, this ...
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URL shows differently on copy-paste

I tried to copy-paste the following google search url in comments: http://www.google.com/codesearch?hl=en&lr=&q=lang:c+%22char+***%22&sbtn=Search But it shows like this http://www....
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After adding an interesting tag, the href is not URL encoded

I accidentally deleted my C# tag, but when I re-added it and clicked on it to get a list of questions tagged C#, I noticed the # was not URL encoded to %23, so I only saw questions tagged c.