Malformed bullet causes emailed in topic to be incorrectly truncated

(Tobias Eigen) #1

I know that a line with two dashes truncates everything below it.


But it turns out that a line with a single dash immediately followed by text (no space) will also truncate everything below it. See screenshots.

Better email reply parsing :e-mail:
(Jeff Atwood) #2

Well, that’s a malformed list in general… looks like an interaction between malformed list and GitHub’s email library detecting it as a signature, maybe?

(Tobias Eigen) #3

Yeah, that sounds right.

It’s a drag that the parser is so unforgiving! Why a dash with no space and a word would be interpreted as a signature is beyond me.

(Sam Saffron) #4

It’s a legit bug, perhaps @techAPJ can have a look.

(Kane York) #5

-Bobby McSignature

(Tobias Eigen) #6

Hah. Smart guy. :slight_smile: You are right. But I never do this and if I did would want it included in my message. I was referring to the automated sig that gets skipped with the preceeding two dashes.

(Arpit Jalan) #7

Fixed via:

(Arpit Jalan) #8