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Re: X and other visions

From: Einar Karttunen
Subject: Re: X and other visions
Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2004 23:19:00 +0300
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On 13.06 21:46, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> This whole allowing users to do thing depending on if they have loged
> in locally or not is totally a stupid topic and quite pointless.  You
> are essentially asking for users to be treated differently even if
> they are the same user; utter stupitidy.  Users should be treated
> based on the permissions they have, not on what machine they have
> loged in on.

I think there are a few scenarios where this is desirable. For example 
a (university) network with lots of workstations. We should allow 
students to use audio hardware on the workstations they are sitting,
but making it possible to do it via ssh would be quite stupid and
lead to problems...

- Einar Karttunen

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