Punctuation Within Tags December 9, 2006 12:46 PM   Subscribe

a tag on a recent post of mine seems to break mefi. Are punctuation marks within tags verboten?
posted by jonson to Bugs at 12:46 PM (5 comments total)

There are a few weird characters that apache doesn't like seeing in the URL, which it automatically dumps to a error page. I bet it was a problem with your colon.

If only you had a nickel for every time someone said that.
posted by mathowie (staff) at 1:10 PM on December 9, 2006

It's odd, because the apaches are traditionally very fond of my prostate.
posted by jonson at 1:19 PM on December 9, 2006

defn. forbidden: excluded from use or mention;

posted by blue_beetle at 7:40 PM on December 9, 2006

No, but they are nounoten.

I had to do it.
posted by IndigoRain at 8:24 PM on December 10, 2006

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