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Re: [asciidoc-lang-dev] Text Markup, syntax and parsing thereof

I just realized I mischaracterized how constrained is implemented in Asciidoctor. Here's the regular _expression_ it currently uses for strong:


Thus, in fact, it does work the way I was implying it should. The formatting pair must be bounded by non-word characters and there cannot be a space directly inside the formatting pair (which is even broader than looking for word characters as I stated). It doesn't consider what punctuation might be there at all (unless that punctuation is defined as a word character, which is another matter).

So the following example works today:

¿*Qué* pasa?

But the current definition is quite clearly too difficult and nuanced (even for me to remember off the top of my head) and it certainly demands clarification.

Best Regards,


Dan Allen, Vice President | OpenDevise Inc.
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