Allow dots in tags

On the Julia Language Discourse, I want to use Julia package names as topic tags. Julia Package names contain dots, like “Foo.jl”. Currently, dots are not allowed in Discourse tags, so I can’t use those package names in tags.

I request that dots be allowed in tags so I can do this.


As a temporary workaround you can use a dash or underscore which should work fine as a delimiter.

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It is a surprisingly tricky problem due to routing in both Ember and Rails. I do acknowledge that this is flexibility we should allow some time in future, it is just a very hard change.

see also: How to create tag c++ or tag Notepad++