root password?

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at
Mon Feb 4 16:18:55 UTC 2008

On Feb 4, 2008 3:31 PM, Derek Broughton <news at> wrote:
> Pete Clapham wrote:

> The point is, that you'd be pretty much unique if, having done "su"
> you "knew" you were a superuser.  People do that, and then forget...

They often remember *immediately* after deleting something they don't
have a backup of and would really have preferred to keep. Hopefully
they only do this once...

<cue numerous people claiming they run as root all the time and have
NEVER had an accident with their elevated permissions>

When one person suffers from a delusion it is insanity. When many
people suffer from a delusion it is called Religion.

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