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Explained an alternative way to fetch a branch.

This avoids adding each contributor as a remote.

Thanks Fruneau for the report.
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@@ -76,6 +76,12 @@ checkout the branch and work from there::
git remote add <contributor> https://github.com/<contributor>/django.git
git checkout pull_xxxxx <contributor> <contributor's pull request branch>
+Yet another alternative is to fetch the branch without adding the
+contributor's repository as a remote::
+
+ git fetch https://github.com/<contributor>/django.git
+ git checkout -b pull_xxxxx FETCH_HEAD
+
At this point, you can work on the code and continue as above.
GitHub provides a one-click merge functionality for pull requests. This should
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