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Re: Email/News markup

From: Dan Espen
Subject: Re: Email/News markup
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 16:48:53 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (gnu/linux)

Dan Espen <> writes:

> Every once in a while, I like to
> _underline_ parts of an email or post.
> (If you don't see the word "underline" underlined,
> the rest of this won't make sense.)
> For me, when I put a single underscore before and after a word,
> that word displays as underlined when I view the sent email or post.
> What I don't understand is that *bold* is supposed to be achieved by
> using asterisks instead of underlines.  When I use asterisks that
> way, sure enough, the word in question is displayed as bold.  But I
> see the asterisks too.
> When I do the same with underlines, I don't see extra underlines before
> and after the word.
> Is the problem on my end or is this inconsistency done on purpose?
> Once more:
> _underlined_ - okay
> _bold_       - extra asterisks
> /italic/     - done with slashes (doesn't work)

(Oops, must have mistyped the bold just above,)
I meant:


Dan Espen

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