Spaces and inline code formatting inconsistent behavior

:information_source: This is a Markdown bug, so I’m not sure anything can be done about it here… Still, just in case, here’s a topic.

If you have the following string:

backtick, formatted text, space, backtick, space, any character

The space after the closing backtick is trimmed, but a space appears before the closing backtick.

It is to be noted that markdown trims prepending and appending spaces in inline code formatting, which is its regular behavior:

A GIF will show the issue better than circumvoluted explanations: