There are a few built-in patterns to make this easier, and `tex`
is one of them, so you do not have to write the above in your
configuration file (you still need to enable this with the
-attribute mechanism, via `.gitattributes`). Another built-in
-pattern is defined for `java` that defines a pattern suitable
-for program text in Java language.
+attribute mechanism, via `.gitattributes`). The following built in
+- `java` suitable for source code in the Java lanugage.
+- `pascal` suitable for source code in the Pascal/Delphi language.
+- `ruby` suitable for source code in the Ruby language.
+- `tex` suitable for source code for LaTeX documents.
Performing a three-way merge