Quoting italicized text followed by punctuation injects an extra space

Example (pasted from another forum):

when I mention a book like The Great Gatsby or a movie like Breaker Morant , and when someone later quotes that passage,

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# Original:
when I mention a book like *The Great Gatsby* or a movie like *Breaker Morant*, and someone later quotes that passage,

# Pasted:
when I mention a book like  *The Great Gatsby*  or a movie like  *Breaker Morant* , and when someone later quotes that passage,

This appears to be in the HTML-to-Markdown pipeline, given that it shows up in a cross-site copy paste.

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Yes this has been a bug for a good long while. It would be lovely if you could work on it, low-pri!

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