KMail rendering bug

Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. bss at
Tue Jan 12 17:13:23 GMT 2010

On Tuesday 12 January 2010 08:36:01 Daniel A. Ramaley wrote:
> Hello. For the last couple months (since i upgraded Debian from "stable"
> to "testing" and thus KDE switched to 4) KMail has had an annoying bug
> where slashes in plain-text e-mail cause the text to be displayed
> italicized, asterisks cause it to be bold, and underscores cause
> underlining.

That's not a bug, since it is an feature working as intended.

> Naturally, plain-text should be rendered as plain-text and
> not mangled or interpreted in any way. I haven't been able to find a way
> to work around this bug. Any ideas?

It would be nice to be able to turn this interpretation off.  I have not seen 
or heard of an option to do so.  If there is no such option, a wishlist bug 
would be appropriate.  A patch would be better.
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