Destroying "only" your home directory (was Re: Newbie question on permissions)

Matthew R. Dempsky mrd at
Mon Apr 3 01:21:30 UTC 2006

On Sun, Apr 02, 2006 at 02:37:43PM -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> There's not much you _can_ do to prevent yourself from deleting your 
> own files, but at least you don't need to delete all the system files 
> too.

Exactly what consolation is that to a user?  ``Sorry, you just lost all 
of your digital pictures from your only daughter's wedding, but at least 
Firefox still works.''

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