Each line in `gitattributes` file is of form:
+ attr1 attr2 ...
-That is, a glob pattern followed by an attributes list,
-separated by whitespaces. When the glob pattern matches the
+That is, a pattern followed by an attributes list,
+separated by whitespaces. When the pattern matches the
path in question, the attributes listed on the line are given to
glob pattern matches the path, and nothing says if
+ No pattern matches the path, and nothing says if
the path has or does not have the attribute, the
attribute for the path is said to be Unspecified.
-When more than one
glob pattern matches the path, a later line
+When more than one pattern matches the path, a later line
overrides an earlier line. This overriding is done per
+attribute. The rules how the pattern matches paths are the
+same as in `.gitignore` files; see linkgit:gitignore.
When deciding what attributes are assigned to a path, git
consults `$GIT_DIR/info/attributes` file (which has the highest