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Sometimes I send pieces of code using Skype. Very often the the text is messed up with smileys, and some brackets are doubled.

Can I somehow send text that will not be transformed? Something like <pre> in HTML.

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You could disable smileys and suggest your recipient do the same. It's not as nice as what you're asking for though. –  Kyle Smith May 18 '11 at 14:48
    
+1 I always like the workarounds ;) –  Bakudan May 25 '11 at 19:09

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To get around this kind of problem in other chat systems, people often post the code fragment on a web-based snippet site like pastebin.com and then just send a link to the code via chat.

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I know, like pastie.org, jsfiddle.net, codetidy.com, tinypaste.com, codepad.org, pastesite.com. This is not the point of the question. –  Bakudan May 10 '11 at 5:04

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