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diff --git a/dgit-sponsorship.7.pod b/dgit-sponsorship.7.pod
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--- a/dgit-sponsorship.7.pod
+++ b/dgit-sponsorship.7.pod
@@ -110,8 +110,23 @@ in their handover email.
If there are any .origs that are not in the archive already,
the sponsor will need them as part of the upload.
-The sponsee can put them on a suitable webserver,
-or attach to an email.
+The simplest approach is to
+commit them with pristine-tar(1), e.g.
+=over 4
+ % pristine-tar commit ../foo_1.2.3.orig.tar.xz upstream/1.2.3
+and be sure to push the pristine-tar branch.
+If you are using git-buildpackage(1), just pass
+I<--git-pristine-tar> and I<--git-pristine-tar-commit>.
+the sponsee can put them on a suitable webserver,
+or attach to the e-mail,
+if they are small.
The sponsee should quote sha256sums of the .origs in their
handoff email.
@@ -137,7 +152,9 @@ You should check the signature on the email.
Use C<git fetch> to fetch the git branch
prepared by your sponsee,
-and obtain any .origs mentioned by the sponsee.
+and obtain any .origs mentioned by the sponsee
+(to extract .origs committed with pristine-tar,
+you can use origtargz(1).)
Check the git commit ID of the sponsee's branch tip,
and the sha256sums of the .origs,