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diff --git a/builtin/diff-tree.c b/builtin/diff-tree.c
index e401112..492245f 100644
--- a/builtin/diff-tree.c
+++ b/builtin/diff-tree.c
@@ -128,9 +128,11 @@ int cmd_diff_tree(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
}
/*
- * NOTE! We expect "a ^b" to be equal to "a..b", so we
- * reverse the order of the objects if the second one
- * is marked UNINTERESTING.
+ * NOTE! We expect "a..b" to expand to "^a b" but it is
+ * perfectly valid for revision range parser to yield "b ^a",
+ * which means the same thing. If we get the latter, i.e. the
+ * second one is marked UNINTERESTING, we recover the original
+ * order the user gave, i.e. "a..b", by swapping the trees.
*/
nr_sha1 = opt->pending.nr;
switch (nr_sha1) {