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clarify the README a bit

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## Usage
-To use the MELPA repository, add it to `package-archives` before the
-call to `package-initialize` in your `init.el` file.
+To use the MELPA repository, add it to `package-archives` after
+`(require 'package)` and before the call to `package-initialize` in
+your `init.el` file.
(add-to-list 'package-archives
'("melpa" . "http://melpa.milkbox.net/packages/") t)
+A complete minimal example for MELPA,
+
+ (require 'package)
+ (add-to-list 'package-archives
+ '("melpa" . "http://melpa.milkbox.net/packages/") t)
+ (package-initialize)
+
+
Since `package.el` doesn't allow locking packages to certain version,
we also provide a package `melpa.el` which contains code to allow
restricting packages to specific repositories. This allows someone to

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