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@@ -296,7 +296,13 @@ included in the client's request:
Request that various objects from the packfile be omitted
using one of several filtering techniques. These are intended
for use with partial clone and partial fetch operations. See
- `rev-list` for possible "filter-spec" values.
+ `rev-list` for possible "filter-spec" values. When communicating
+ with other processes, senders SHOULD translate scaled integers
+ (e.g. "1k") into a fully-expanded form (e.g. "1024") to aid
+ interoperability with older receivers that may not understand
+ newly-invented scaling suffixes. However, receivers SHOULD
+ accept the following suffixes: 'k', 'm', and 'g' for 1024,
+ 1048576, and 1073741824, respectively.
If the 'ref-in-want' feature is advertised, the following argument can
be included in the client's request as well as the potential addition of