I was trying to use the syntax for writing tags such as , but it doesn't work with other input methods, such as Russian:

I'm tagging this as a bug since I figure it's not the desired behavior. Can we add support for that? Also considering the recent enabling of Russian tags.

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    Yes, seems like an oversight by me. I expect we're using an overly restrictive regex or similar Oct 13, 2012 at 11:01

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This is now fixed for posts, comments and the chat system; it will be deployed in the next build.

  • I wrongly thought it wasn't fixed because the post preview still doesn't recognize the notation for non-alphabetical tags. Will it be fixed for previews?
    – ento
    Nov 8, 2012 at 2:59
  • @ento I'll have to look Nov 8, 2012 at 7:06

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