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Update README.

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 In your gateway's settings.
 
+The status can be updated, and a status message can be provided. This is all parsed using the content of the status update request to your server, and the status_mapping data.
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 The same applies for replies, if you have a 2-way gateway, but using ``/sms/reply_postback/`` instead.
 
 Reply callback functions
 Billing
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-Since SMSs are generally billable through web gateways, there is the requirement that a billee is provided, and there is a billed flag on each message. This allows you to bill after-the-fact. If you wanted to only allow sending of messages to people with credits remaining, then 
+Since SMSs are generally billable through web gateways, there is the requirement that a billee is provided, and there is a billed flag on each message. This allows you to bill after-the-fact. If you wanted to only allow sending of messages to people with credits remaining, then you would need to validate this before attempting to send.
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+Since a message may be longer than one segment, there is a helper property on ``sms.Message``, ``.length``, which calculates how many segments would be required.
 
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