Rather than limiting the GLEP to list changes from GLEP 44, include
a short inline explanation of the base Manifest format.  This makes
the standard more standalone, and GLEP 44 did not do a very good job
of describing the format either.

Signed-off-by: Michał Górny <mgo...@gentoo.org>
 glep-0074.rst | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/glep-0074.rst b/glep-0074.rst
index 0117c4b..ff8002f 100644
--- a/glep-0074.rst
+++ b/glep-0074.rst
@@ -68,6 +68,12 @@ repurposed as a generic *tag* that could also indicate 
 (non-checksum) metadata. Appropriately, those tags can be followed by
 other space-separated values.
+The Manifest file is a line-oriented text file. Every line comprises
+a single Manifest entry and consists of one or more fields separated
+by a single space character (``U+0020``). The tags and their
+corresponding fields are defined in the `modern Manifest tags`_
+and `deprecated Manifest tags`_ sections.
 Unless specified otherwise, the paths used in the Manifest files
 are relative to the directory containing the Manifest file. The paths
 must not reference the parent directory (``..``). Forward slash (``/``)

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