Recently I've noticed that formatting whitespace in code blocks appears to be removed:
line1 - next line is prepended by six spaces
line2 supposed to be indented but isn't
which the graphic snapshot below is clearly demonstrating:
Apparently, a some breaking change took place recently on SO as old posts having code blocks are similarly got stripped of formatting whitespace. This UI behavior creates a major headache for languages like
F# where whitespace is syntactically significant.
Is it a bug or feature? And what would be the remedy apart from embedding code block images or placing snippets at foreign sites like
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