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email attachments content: expression used for content changes from output to body

I've had this happen frequently enough to convince me it's a bug and not something I've caused to happen.

 

How to recreate this effect:

 

1) Create any action that results in an output for which the following expression is a valid "attachments content" parameter in the Send Email action:  outputs('action_name')?['body']

2) Create a Send Email action.  use the output from the previous action in the "attachments content" parameter

3) Run the flow, assume it works without error.

4) Edit the flow.  I can't say exactly what to edit that causes this error.

5) Save and run the flow again.  

6) An error occurs on the action "Send Email".  Error Details: "Parameter 'Attachment Content' cannot be null or empty."

7) Edit the flow and observe that the "attachments content" parameter has changed from outputs('action_name')?['body'] to  body('action_name')?['body']

 

Screenshots of the flow and error:

 

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