Issue #14 new
Jesse Tan
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The reStructuredText Markup Specification has the following to say about reference names for links:

Simple reference names are single words consisting of alphanumerics plus isolated (no two adjacent) internal hyphens, underscores, periods, colons and plus signs; no whitespace or other characters are allowed

The highlighter currently does not allow colon, but does a regex on anything that is not a colon. I can understand that it might allow a bit more characters than the spec, but I'm missing highlighting when I use a colon (e.g. as a separator: .. _figure:this-is-my-figure:).

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