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man: update systemd-nspawn regarding new --slice= logic
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         </refnamediv>
 
         <refsynopsisdiv>
-                <para><filename>systemd.timer</filename></para>
+                <para><filename><replaceable>timer</replaceable>.timer</filename></para>
         </refsynopsisdiv>
 
         <refsect1>
                 <title>Description</title>
 
                 <para>A unit configuration file whose name ends in
-                <filename>.timer</filename> encodes information about
+                <literal>.timer</literal> encodes information about
                 a timer controlled and supervised by systemd, for
                 timer-based activation.</para>
 
@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@
                 defines. The options specific to the [Timer] section
                 of timer units are the following:</para>
 
-                <variablelist>
+                <variablelist class='unit-directives'>
                         <varlistentry>
                                 <term><varname>OnActiveSec=</varname></term>
                                 <term><varname>OnBootSec=</varname></term>
                                 machine was booted
                                 up. <varname>OnStartupSec=</varname>
                                 defines a timer relative to when
-                                systemd was
+                                systemd was first
                                 started. <varname>OnUnitActiveSec=</varname>
                                 defines a timer relative to when the
                                 unit the timer is activating was last
                                 <para>These are monotonic timers,
                                 independent of wall-clock time and timezones. If the
                                 computer is temporarily suspended, the
-                                monotonic clock stops too.</para></listitem>
+                                monotonic clock stops too.</para>
+
+                                <para>If the empty string is assigned
+                                to any of these options, the list of
+                                timers is reset, and all prior
+                                assignments will have no
+                                effect.</para></listitem>
 
                         </varlistentry>
 
                                 event expressions. See
                                 <citerefentry><refentrytitle>systemd.time</refentrytitle><manvolnum>7</manvolnum></citerefentry>
                                 for more information on the syntax of
-                                calendar event
-                                expressions.</para></listitem>
+                                calendar event expressions. Otherwise
+                                the semantics are similar to
+                                <varname>OnActiveSec=</varname> and
+                                related settings.</para></listitem>
                         </varlistentry>
 
                         <varlistentry>
                                 <listitem><para>The unit to activate
                                 when this timer elapses. The argument is a
                                 unit name, whose suffix is not
-                                <filename>.timer</filename>. If not
+                                <literal>.timer</literal>. If not
                                 specified, this value defaults to a
                                 service that has the same name as the
                                 timer unit, except for the