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minor refactor in the template guide

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h3. Usage
-To apply a template, you need to provide the Rails generator with the location of the template you wish to apply, using -m option:
+To apply a template, you need to provide the Rails generator with the location of the template you wish to apply, using -m option. This can either be path to a file or a URL.
<shell>
$ rails new blog -m ~/template.rb
+$ rails new blog -m http://example.com/template.rb
</shell>
-It's also possible to apply a template using a URL:
-
-<shell>
-$ rails new blog -m https://gist.github.com/755496.txt
-</shell>
-
-Alternatively, you can use the rake task +rails:template+ to apply a template to an existing Rails application:
+You can use the rake task +rails:template+ to apply templates to an existing Rails application. The location of the template needs to be passed in to an environment variable named LOCATION. Again, this can either be path to a file or a URL.
<shell>
$ rake rails:template LOCATION=~/template.rb
+$ rake rails:template LOCATION=http://example.com/template.rb
</shell>
h3. Template API
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