Thunderbird and ML mode - peculiar indentation

Hi,
it seems like some of our users who prefer accessing through the ML interface using Thunderbid have this peculiar issue that at the beginning of the paragraphs an indentation of 5 or 6 blank spaces are added.

This would not be a problem if not that Discourse interprets those blank spaces as an “inline code” markdown.

This is what happens

I suspect that this is a Thunderbird problem but maybe there’s some knowledge to be gained here too :stuck_out_tongue:

So, can anyone give any suggestion about this problem: either removing the indentation from Thunderbird or the markdown coding from Discourse?

For the moment I solved selecting the whole mssage with Ctrl + A and deleting it all with Del.

At this point, whatever I write is considered body of the message and won’t be added any formatting at the moment of sending.

Could you send a couple of these emails to regis.hanol@discourse.org?

Let me see if it happens by answering your message through Thunderbird.

  Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1 Long sentence 1

  Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2 Long sentence 2

  Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3 Long sentence 3

Seems it happens here too.

A detail I forgot to mention: the line must be longer than 80 characters (it needs to go to a new line) for the indentation to be added.

I will send you the e-mail directly, but the issue does not seem to appear in that case, only when answering to Discourse.
I don’t know if it’s because the other e-mail services get rid of the indentation or because it’s actually added by discourse.

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