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Junio C Hamano  committed 0de62e5 Merge

GIT 1.0.9

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 	a particular revision, which is called the branch head. The
 	branch heads are stored in `$GIT_DIR/refs/heads/`.
+	The default branch. Whenever you create a git repository, a branch
+	named "master" is created, and becomes the active branch. In most
+	cases, this contains the local development.
+	The default upstream branch. Most projects have one upstream
+	project which they track, and by default 'origin' is used for
+	that purpose.  New updates from upstream will be fetched into
+	this branch; you should never commit to it yourself.
 	A 40-byte hex representation of a SHA1 pointing to a particular
 	object. These may be stored in `$GIT_DIR/refs/`.