[Doc-SIG] RE: text in hyperlink targets

Garth T Kidd garth@deadlybloodyserious.com
Fri, 10 Aug 2001 14:52:38 +1000

> > .. _OOB: Out of the box, ie without any directives loaded. Now, how
> >    on Earth do we render this link target, or any other non-URI link
> >    target that hasn't been rescued by some directive? I'm using it
> >    as a footnote. Hmmm.
> Perhaps I'll put in a check for spaces inside text in hyperlink
> targets. URIs may not contain spaces. The parser can generate a
> warning, including the entire "target" as a literal block.

Excellent idea, and very polite of the parser. "You were probably trying
to specify a footnote, but forgot your square brackets and mistakenly
included a colon..."