n. By convention, the top-level directory of a UNIX
source distribution always contains a file named 'README' (or
READ.ME, or rarely ReadMe or some other variant), which is a
hacker's-eye introduction containing a pointer to more detailed
documentation, credits, miscellaneous revision history notes, etc.
When asked, hackers invariably relate this to the famous scene in
Lewis Carroll's 'Alice's Adventures In Wonderland' in which
Alice confronts magic munchies labeled "Eat Me" and "Drink