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Merge pull request #114 from tbrowder/col-sep-restriction

prohibit mixing visible and non-visible column separator types in a t…
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@@ -1416,12 +1416,14 @@ Simple tables can be specified in Pod using a C<=table> block.
The table may be given an associated description or title using the
C<:caption> option.
-Columns are separated by two or more consecutive whitespace characters,
+Columns are separated by two or more consecutive whitespace characters
+(double-space),
or by a vertical line (C<|>) or a border intersection (C<+>), either of
which must be separated from any content by at least one whitespace
-character. Note that only one column separator type is allowed on a single line,
-but different lines are allowed to use different column separator types
-(that style is not recommended).
+character. Note that only one column separator type is allowed in a single line,
+but different lines are allowed to use different visible column separator types
+(that style is not recommended). Using a mixture of visible and non-visible
+column separator types in a table is an error.
Rows can be specified in one of two ways: either one row per line, with
no separators; or multiple lines per row with explicit horizontal

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