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Add requirements section in the README

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The software is distributed under the GPL license version 2.
+## Requirements
+This package relies on your system having either `gnutls-cli` or `openssl` in
+order to make secure connections to the Simplenote server. The latter comes
+pre-installed with Mac OS X and (usually) Linux. For Windows you will need to
+install one of these clients. The `openssl` client appears to be available from
+[]() or
+[]() and `gnutls-cli` from
+It is possible to set the command that is used for the secure connection to the
+Simplenote server by changing the value of the `tls-program` variable. For more
+information consult the documentation for the `tls.el` package.
## Installation
After downloading the package, put the file `simplenote.el` in a directory where

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