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mod_rewrite and usernames with periods

edited July 2010 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8
First off, thanks so much for the awesome tool! I loved Vanilla 1, and V2 is even more awesomer. :)

So, it seems that there's a slight problem with mod_rewrite and navigating to the profile of users who have a period (.) in their name. For example:

This ends up going to:

I'm thinking it's a problem in the area of Gdn_Request::_ParseRequest() in class.request.php, probably the "Resolve optional output modifying file extensions (rss, json, etc)" section. What's the best way to fix this?

Thanks again!



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    I'm avoiding the problem by requiring folks to not have periods in their usernames. :)

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