[svnbook] r3936 committed - Note the rNNN syntax.

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Revision: 3936
Author:   cmpilato at gmail.com
Date:     Fri Jul 29 10:33:22 2011
Log:      Note the rNNN syntax.


--- /trunk/src/en/book/ch03-advanced-topics.xml	Fri Jul 29 08:48:39 2011
+++ /trunk/src/en/book/ch03-advanced-topics.xml	Fri Jul 29 10:33:22 2011
@@ -47,6 +47,18 @@
        operation, or in some other context that would give meaning to
        that particular number.</para>

+    <note>
+      <para>Referring to revision numbers with
+        an <quote><literal>r</literal></quote> prefix
+        (<literal>r314</literal>, for example) is an established
+        practice in Subversion communities, and is both supported and
+        encouraged by many Subversion-related tools.  In most places
+        where you would specify a bare revision number on the command
+        line, you may also use
+        the <literal>r</literal><replaceable>NNN</replaceable>
+        syntax.</para>
+    </note>
      <para>But occasionally, you need to pinpoint a moment in time for
        which you don't already have a revision number memorized or
        handy.  So besides the integer revision numbers,

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