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@@ -53,3 +53,8 @@ specification or, for some operators, a set name. Permitted operators are:</p>
<dd>Like <code>?</code>, but considers the slot part of the specification (if any) in addition to the name part.</dd>
</dl>
+<p>If the set <code>foo</code> exists and is not a builtin set, the special set <code>foo*</code> is automatically
+generated by Paludis. The <code>foo*</code> set is like the <code>foo</code> set, except that it behaves as if every
+operator is a <code>*</code>. In addition, any set names inside that set are treated as if they were
+<code>setname*</code>, so that the operator behaviour override is recursive.</p>
+