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Merge pull request #137 from PaulMcMillan/improve_whitespace_docs

Improve whitespace docs to reflect reality.
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@@ -152,10 +152,11 @@ yourself::
Whitespace Control
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-In the default configuration whitespace is not further modified by the
-template engine, so each whitespace (spaces, tabs, newlines etc.) is returned
-unchanged. If the application configures Jinja to `trim_blocks` the first
-newline after a a template tag is removed automatically (like in PHP).
+In the default configuration, a single trailing newline is stripped if
+present, and whitespace is not further modified by the template engine. Each
+whitespace (spaces, tabs, newlines etc.) is returned unchanged. If the
+application configures Jinja to `trim_blocks` the first newline after a a
+template tag is removed automatically (like in PHP).
But you can also strip whitespace in templates by hand. If you put an minus
sign (``-``) to the start or end of an block (for example a for tag), a

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