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README: More on GitHub and after-patch.

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@@ -166,7 +166,7 @@ The test suite is worth more comments:
to have :code:`python` and :code:`python-devel` installed first.
+ Beware that the Pyrex interface to the Recode library is only meant
- for testing. for now at least. While you may play with it, it would not
+ for testing, for now at least. While you may play with it, it would not
be wise relying on it, as the specifications might change at any time.
Installation
@@ -194,32 +194,15 @@ library. Otherwise, you might consider pre-installing the portable
Getting a release
-----------------
-The canonical distribution point for this version is:
+Source files and various distributions (either latest, prestest, or
+archive) are available through:
- http://recode.progiciels-bpi.ca/archives/recode.tar.gz
-
-GNU mirrors usually hold a copy of non-pretest releases, the canonical
-distribution point for the last such release is:
-
- ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/recode/recode-3.6.tar.gz
-
-Some older distributions *might* be available in this directory:
-
- http://recode.progiciels-bpi.ca/archives/
-
-Getting the sandbox
--------------------
-
-Visit http://github.com/pinard/Recode/tree/dev-3.7 and use the
-*Download* button to get a packaged copy of development sources. If you
-happen to be a Git lover, you may rather use::
-
- git clone git://github.com/pinard/Recode.git
+ https://github.com/pinard/Recode/
-and then, checkout branch ``dev-3.7``. File timestamps after checktou
-may trigger Make difficulties. As a way to avoid, from the top level of
-the distribution, execute ``sh after-patch.sh``. If you miss either
-:code:`sh` or GNU :code:`touch`, try ``python after-patch.py`` instead.
+File timestamps after checkout may trigger Make difficulties. As a way
+to avoid these, from the top level of the distribution, execute ``sh
+after-patch.sh`` before configuring. If you miss either :code:`sh` or
+GNU :code:`touch`, try ``python after-patch.py`` instead.
Configure options
-----------------

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