I want to use WordPress, but I don't want to use any sort of HTML pseudocode, e.g., __foo__ instead of
foo, that sort of thing. Perhaps I'm an eccentric, but it's much easier for me to just type the XHTML myself.
(Elsewhere there's a discussion, "is anybody's site XHTML compliant?" Mine is - a while ago, I ran all 1200 [hand-coded] pages through an XHTML validator, and got exactly eight errors, mostly unescaped ampersands in href attribute values. I fixed 'em.)
So: can I configure WordPress not to modify in any way the text I type in? Don't replace __foo__ with
foo, don't insert / remove / escape any XHTML tags, don't do anything.