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Better README copy

Removed requirements. If they want to know this stuff then read the verbose instructions. Or just try to run brew, it'll complain.
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-Homebrew is the easiest and most flexible way to install the UNIX tools Apple
-didn't include with OS X.
-Almost all formula require OS X 10.5 or above and an Intel processor.
+[Homebrew][homepage] is the easiest and most flexible way to install the UNIX
+tools Apple didn't include with OS X.
Quick Install
-Install [Xcode][] and then run this script: <>
+[Install Xcode][xcode] and then run this script: <>
-If you want to install Homebrew somewhere other than `/usr/local` see the
-[installation instructions][install].
+Umm… I thought I could install it anywhere?
+[Detailed installation instructions][install].
-Look dude, I know what I'm doing!
-Alright then… as long as you're sure:
+Look dude, just give me a three-liner!
+Alright then… as long as you know what you are doing:
cd /usr/local
sudo chown -R $USER .
@@ -33,7 +30,7 @@ There's an overview on the [homepage][].
The Wiki
-The [wiki][] can answer your remaining questions.
+Everything else is in the [wiki][].
Who Are You?
@@ -43,6 +40,6 @@ I'm [Max Howell][mxcl] and I'm a splendid chap.

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