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Matt Wheeler m at
Wed Oct 17 21:12:22 UTC 2012

It's called eiciel

Matt Wheeler
m at
On 17 Oct 2012 21:15, "John Moser" <john.r.moser at> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 3:52 PM, John Moser <john.r.moser at>
> wrote:
> > First:  that's why we need an interface that handles POSIX ACLs
> > properly, long-overdue.
> >
> It actually occurs to me that this is probably not just technically
> important, but important for planning purposes.  That is, we can sit
> here arguing all day about theoretical use cases, but everybody is
> going to have differing opinions that lean in odd directions until
> certain things are fixed.  Or in short, as long as POSIX ACLs require
> a scout badge in command line comfort, discussing how to leverage
> POSIX ACLs is pointless because people don't want to think two steps
> out.
> Let's see if we can get anything agreeable on that.  It'll probably
> look strikingly like Windows' Security tab, except without supplying
> Allow/Deny, fine grained special permissions (which don't exist), or
> having all the Windows main permissions.  So, it'll look like the only
> thing that makes sense in general, and specifically for Unix.  That
> is, a few rows of controls for Owner, Group, and then a list box of
> permissions with one row with three checkboxes per row for each user
> (Owner, Group, Everyone, individual users/groups).
> Can we get that?
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