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@@ -239,14 +239,21 @@ of `r1` and `r2` and is defined as
It it the set of commits that are reachable from either one of
`r1` or `r2` but not from both.
-Here are a few examples:
+Two other shorthands for naming a set that is formed by a commit
+and its parent commits exists. `r1{caret}@` notation means all
+parents of `r1`. `r1{caret}!` includes commit `r1` but excludes
+its all parents.
+
+Here are a handful examples:
D A B D
D F A B C D F
- ^A G B D
+ ^A G B D
^A F B C F
G...I C D F G I
- ^B G I C D F G I
+ ^B G I C D F G I
+ F^@ A B C
+ F^! H D F H
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