[TUHS] History of chown semantics
tfb at tfeb.org
Fri Jan 10 20:09:40 AEST 2014
On 9 Jan 2014, at 19:13, John Cowan wrote:
> Quotas aren't very useful any more, what with most systems being either
> single-user clients or servers with no need for privilege separation
> other than root/non-root. Unless you are using mandatory access
> control, which has never been a standard part of any Unix-like system, I
> see no reason to continue to forbid changes of ownership.
If you are a bank and would like to continue being a bank then all of this is false. (Sorry to be so blunt).
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