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Fixed #16071 -- Added note to fix_ampersands documentation about its …

…limitations. Many thanks to jerry and Julien Phalip.

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@@ -1510,6 +1510,14 @@ For example::
If ``value`` is ``Tom & Jerry``, the output will be ``Tom & Jerry``.
+However, ampersands used in named entities and numeric character references
+will not be replaced. For example, if ``value`` is ``Café``, the output
+will *not* be ``Caf&eacute&`` but remain ``Café``. This means that
+in some edge cases, such as acronyms followed by semicolons, this filter will
+not replace ampersands that need replacing. For example, if ``value`` is
+``Contact the R&D;``, the output will remain unchanged because ``&D;``
+resembles a named entity.
+
.. templatefilter:: floatformat
floatformat
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