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Re: File and directory permissions




<tomas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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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!

Once in a while, car analogies work :)


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