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Re: File and directory permissions




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On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 11:54:06AM -0000, Dan Purgert wrote:

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> Think of it as being somewhat like a parking lot / garage with a gate at the
> entrance.

Uh-oh. A car analogy :)

> You enter the lot / garage, get your ticket, and are admitted in.  Now
> you're free to go anywhere in the lot to find a space (equivalent of
> opening / editing files).  
> 
> While you're driving around the lot, the attendant closes the gate and
> puts up a "Lot Full" sign [...]

Nice metaphor, thanks!

Cheers
- -- t
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