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[asset pipeline] Mention that hashed files are also picked up by Spro…

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@@ -49,7 +49,9 @@ To serve assets, we can use the same tags that we are generally familiar with:
<%= image_tag "rails.png" %>
</erb>
-Providing that assets are enabled within our application (+config.assets.enabled+ in your environment is set to +true+), this file will be served by Sprockets unless a file at +public/assets/rails.png+ exists, in which case that file will be served. Otherwise, Sprockets will look through the available paths until it finds a file that matches the name and then will serve it, first looking in the application's assets directories and then falling back to the various engines of the application.
+Providing that assets are enabled within our application (+config.assets.enabled+ in your environment is set to +true+), this file will be served by Sprockets unless a file at +public/assets/rails.png+ exists, in which case that file will be served. Alternatively, a file with an MD5 hash after its name such as +public/assets/rails-af27b6a414e6da00003503148be9b409.png+ will also be picked up by Sprockets.
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+Otherwise, Sprockets will look through the available paths until it finds a file that matches the name and then will serve it, first looking in the application's assets directories and then falling back to the various engines of the application.
Sprockets does not add any new methods to require your assets, we still use the familiar +javascript_include_tag+ and +stylesheet_link_tag+. You can use it to include from the normal public directory or the assets directory.

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