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Documentation: clarify fetch parameter descriptions.

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>

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Documentation/pull-fetch-param.txt

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 Some short-cut notations are also supported.
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-* For backward compatibility, `tag` is almost ignored;
-  it just makes the following parameter <tag> to mean a
-  refspec `refs/tags/<tag>:refs/tags/<tag>`.
+* `tag <tag>` means the same as `refs/tags/<tag>:refs/tags/<tag>`; 
+  used with pull or fetch, it requests fetching everything up to
+  the given tag.
 * A parameter <ref> without a colon is equivalent to
   <ref>: when pulling/fetching, and <ref>`:`<ref> when
   pushing.  That is, do not store it locally if