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README fix ups

The point being to have less duplicate information.

I am updating the wiki and the homepage accordingly.

I am loathe to leave the "what packages are available" lines but I believe
people who are interested in such things are likely to end up at the source
root so it is appropriate.
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-Features and usage are [summarized on the homepage][homepage].
-Quick Install to /usr/local
-[This script][gist] will prompt for confirmation before it does anything:
- /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL"
-Afterwards, [install Xcode][xcode].
-Umm… I thought I could install it anywhere?
-Indeed, you can. Refer to our [complete installation instructions][install].
-Dude! Just give me a one-liner!
-Okay then, but please note this installs Homebrew as root and
-[we recommend against that][sudo].
- curl -LsSf | sudo /usr/bin/tar xvz -C/usr/local --strip 1
-But what packages are available?
-Before installing you can
-[browse the Formula folder on GitHub][browse-formulae].
-After installing, you can use `brew search` to find packages or `brew server`
-to browse packages off of a local web server.
+Features, usage and installation instructions are [summarized on the homepage][home].
+What Packages Are Available?
+1. You can [browse the Formula folder on GitHub][formula].
+2. Or type `brew search` for a list.
+3. Or run `brew server` to browse packages off of a local web server.
More Documentation
-The [wiki][] is your friend.
+`brew help` or `man brew` or check our [wiki][].
Who Are You?
I'm [Max Howell][mxcl] and I'm a splendid chap.

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