Say you've written a program that a lot of people will use. Say you really, really don't want them to mess with certain of the program's files. You could give them a readme file that contains a warning, but any developer knows that getting the user to actually read
a readme file is about as easy as getting a 14-year-old to give up MySpace. Google, however, has come up with a very novel solution with Google Desktop: Not one readme file--twelve! Blogger Can Erten has posted a couple screenshots
of Google's novel approach to getting a warning across to users. Since it really has to be seen to be believed, I'll just refer you to the image at right. Clever!