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Updated the README to be more explanatory.

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@@ -4,9 +4,24 @@ jQuery - New Wave Javascript
4 4 http://jquery.com/
5 5 --------------------------------
6 6
7   -How to build your own jQuery:
  7 +What you need to build your own jQuery:
8 8 - Make sure that you have Java installed.
9   - - And some common UNIX commands (like 'make', 'mkdir', 'rm', 'cat', and 'echo')
  9 +
  10 + If not, go to this page and download "Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0"
  11 + http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp
  12 +
  13 + - You now have two options for building jQuery, if you have access to
  14 + common UNIX commands (like 'make', 'mkdir', 'rm', 'cat', and 'echo')
  15 + then simply type 'make' to build all the components.
  16 +
  17 + - The other option is if you have Ant installed (or are on Windows and
  18 + don't have access to make). You can download Ant from here:
  19 + http://ant.apache.org/bindownload.cgi
  20 +
  21 + If you do have Ant, everytime (in this README) that I say 'make', do
  22 + 'ant' instead - it works identically (for all intents and purposes).
  23 +
  24 +How to build your own jQuery:
10 25
11 26 In the main directory of the distribution (the one that this file is in), type
12 27 the following to make all versions of jQuery, the documentation, and the test suite:

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