Add building section to readme
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 In the meantime, please continue to use the existing documentation that can be
 found on our [website](, in the [wiki](,
 and at [Wave Protocol (old website)](
+Building the Documentation
+You will need Python and Sphinx installed for HTML documentation.
+If you would also like the PDF formats, you will need a LaTeX distribution installed as well.
+On a Debian-based distribution, you can probably just run:
+apt-get install texlive-latex-recommended texlive-latex-extra texlive-fonts-recommended
+To build the actual documentation, you should run `make doc-html` or `make doc-pdf`, depending on which type you want.
+To see all commands, please run `make help`.