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RelNotes/1.7.4: minor fixes

Signed-off-by: Michael J Gruber <git@drmicha.warpmail.net>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>

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Documentation/RelNotes/1.7.4.txt

    themselves.  The name of a branch cannot begin with a dash now.
 
  * System-wide fallback default attributes can be stored in
-   /etc/gitattributes; core.attributesfile configuration variable can
+   /etc/gitattributes; the core.attributesfile configuration variable can
    be used to customize the path to this file.
 
  * The thread structure generated by "git send-email" has changed
    cover letter of the previous series; this has been changed to make
    the patches in the new series replies to the new cover letter.
 
- * Bash completion script in contrib/ has been adjusted to be usable with
-   Bash 4 (options with '=value' didn't complete)  It has been also made
+ * The Bash completion script in contrib/ has been adjusted to be usable with
+   Bash 4 (options with '=value' didn't complete).  It has been also made
    usable with zsh.
 
  * Different pagers can be chosen depending on which subcommand is
-   being run under the pager, using "pager.<subcommand>" variable.
+   being run under the pager, using the "pager.<subcommand>" variable.
 
- * The hardcoded tab-width of 8 used in whitespace breakage checks is now
+ * The hardcoded tab-width of 8 that is used in whitespace breakage checks is now
    configurable via the attributes mechanism.
 
  * Support of case insensitive filesystems (i.e. "core.ignorecase") has
    been improved.  For example, the gitignore mechanism didn't pay attention
-   to the case insensitivity.
+   to case insensitivity.
 
- * The <tree>:<path> syntax to name a blob in a tree, and :<path>
-   syntax to name a blob in the index (e.g. "master:Makefile",
+ * The <tree>:<path> syntax for naming a blob in a tree, and the :<path>
+   syntax for naming a blob in the index (e.g. "master:Makefile",
    ":hello.c") have been extended.  You can start <path> with "./" to
    implicitly have the (sub)directory you are in prefixed to the
    lookup.  Similarly, ":../Makefile" from a subdirectory would mean
    "the Makefile of the parent directory in the index".
 
- * "git blame" learned --show-email option to display the e-mail
+ * "git blame" learned the --show-email option to display the e-mail
    addresses instead of the names of authors.
 
- * "git commit" learned --fixup and --squash options to help later invocation
-   of the interactive rebase.
+ * "git commit" learned the --fixup and --squash options to help later invocation
+   of interactive rebase.
 
  * Command line options to "git cvsimport" whose names are in capital
    letters (-A, -M, -R and -S) can now be specified as the default in
    the .git/config file by their longer names (cvsimport.authorsFile,
    cvsimport.mergeRegex, cvsimport.trackRevisions, cvsimport.ignorePaths).
 
- * "git daemon" can be built in MinGW environment.
+ * "git daemon" can be built in the MinGW environment.
 
  * "git daemon" can take more than one --listen option to listen to
    multiple addresses.
  * "git describe --exact-match" was optimized not to read commit
    objects unnecessarily.
 
- * "git diff" and "git grep" learned how functions and subroutines
+ * "git diff" and "git grep" learned what functions and subroutines
    in Fortran look like.
 
- * "git fetch" learned "--recurse-submodules" option.
+ * "git fetch" learned the "--recurse-submodules" option.
 
- * "git mergetool" tells vim/gvim to show three-way diff by default
-   (use vimdiff2/gvimdiff2 as the tool name for old behaviour).
+ * "git mergetool" tells vim/gvim to show a three-way diff by default
+   (use vimdiff2/gvimdiff2 as the tool name for old behavior).
 
  * "git log -G<pattern>" limits the output to commits whose change has
    added or deleted lines that match the given pattern.
    directory in one branch while a new file is created in place of that
    directory in the other branch.
 
- * "git rebase --autosquash" can use SHA-1 object names to name which
-   commit to fix up (e.g. "fixup! e83c5163").
+ * "git rebase --autosquash" can use SHA-1 object names to name the
+   commit which is to be fixed up (e.g. "fixup! e83c5163").
 
- * The default "recursive" merge strategy learned --rename-threshold
+ * The default "recursive" merge strategy learned the --rename-threshold
    option to influence the rename detection, similar to the -M option
-   of "git diff".  From "git merge" frontend, "-X<strategy option>"
+   of "git diff".  From the "git merge" frontend, the "-X<strategy option>"
    interface, e.g. "git merge -Xrename-threshold=50% ...", can be used
    to trigger this.
 
    changes; the most notable is -Xignore-space-at-eol.
 
  * "git send-email" learned "--to-cmd", similar to "--cc-cmd", to read
-   recipient list from a command output.
+   the recipient list from a command output.
 
  * "git send-email" learned to read and use "To:" from its input files.
 
  * you can extend "git shell", which is often used on boxes that allow
-   git-only login over ssh as login shell, with custom set of
+   git-only login over ssh as login shell, with a custom set of
    commands.
 
  * The current branch name in "git status" output can be colored differently
-   from the generic header color by setting "color.status.branch" variable.
+   from the generic header color by setting the "color.status.branch" variable.
 
  * "git submodule sync" updates metainformation for all submodules,
    not just the ones that have been checked out.
 
- * gitweb can use custom 'highlight' command with its configuration file.
+ * gitweb can use a custom 'highlight' command with its configuration file.
 
  * other gitweb updates.
 
 Fixes since v1.7.3
 ------------------
 
-All of the fixes in v1.7.3.X maintenance series are included in this
+All of the fixes in the v1.7.3.X maintenance series are included in this
 release, unless otherwise noted.
 
  * "git log --author=me --author=her" did not find commits written by