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authorJohn MacFarlane <>2014-12-15 10:50:10 -0800
committerJohn MacFarlane <>2014-12-15 10:54:12 -0800
commita5cac0a0c401b0d5c901ac734c877f6a32bddb40 (patch)
tree78b2b46d898898cd308c2fb931ad6560b662584e /README
parent9bf76fa5a256a20d03d251ec15f1785af9a7bb41 (diff)
Don't treat a citation as a reference link label.
Closes #1763.
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@@ -2400,7 +2400,9 @@ The link consists of link text in square brackets, followed by a label in
square brackets. (There can be space between the two.) The link definition
consists of the bracketed label, followed by a colon and a space, followed by
the URL, and optionally (after a space) a link title either in quotes or in
+parentheses. The label must not be parseable as a citation (assuming
+the `citations` extension is enabled): citations take precedence over
+link labels.
Here are some examples: