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Added a "suggested reading order" to the README (fixes #136 -- thanks paolo!). Also reworded some of the language in the README and added pointers to the various help resources.

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 Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development
 and clean, pragmatic design.
 
-Thanks for downloading it.
+All documentation is in the "docs" directory and online at 
+http://www.djangoproject.com/documentation/.  If you're just getting started,
+here's a good order to read the docs:
 
-All documentation is in the "docs" directory. Docs are updated rigorously. If
-you find any problems in the docs, or think they should be clarified in any
-way, please take 30 seconds to fill out a ticket here:
+    * First, read doc/install.txt for instructions on installing Django.
+    
+    * Next, work through the tutorials in order (doc/tutorial01.txt,
+      doc/tutorial02.txt, etc.).
+      
+    * If you want to set up an actual deployment server, read doc/modpython.txt
+      for instructions on running Django under mod_python.
+
+    * The rest of the documentation is of the reference-manual variety;
+      read it -- and the FAQ -- as you run into problems.
+
+Docs are updated rigorously. If you find any problems in the docs, or think they
+should be clarified in any way, please take 30 seconds to fill out a ticket
+here:
 
 http://code.djangoproject.com/newticket
 
-Install instructions are in the INSTALL file.
+To get more help:
+
+    * Join the #django channel on irc.freenode.net; lots of helpful
+      people hang out there (read the archives at http://loglibrary.com/179).
+      
+    * Join the django-users mailing list or read the archives at
+      http://groups-beta.google.com/group/django-users.
+      
+To contribute to Django:
+
+    * Check out http://www.djangoproject.com/community/ for information
+      about getting involved.