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string-list: document that string_list_insert() inserts unique strings

Signed-off-by: Heiko Voigt <hvoigt@hvoigt.net>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>

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Documentation/technical/api-string-list.txt

 
 	Insert a new element to the string_list. The returned pointer can be
 	handy if you want to write something to the `util` pointer of the
-	string_list_item containing the just added string.
+	string_list_item containing the just added string. If the given
+	string already exists the insertion will be skipped and the
+	pointer to the existing item returned.
 +
 Since this function uses xrealloc() (which die()s if it fails) if the
 list needs to grow, it is safe not to check the pointer. I.e. you may