Subject: Re: Permissions oddity under 1.4_ALPHA
To: Takahiro Kambe <>
From: Mason Loring Bliss <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/03/1999 13:35:38
On Tue, May 04, 1999 at 02:07:48AM +0900, Takahiro Kambe wrote:

> Perhaps, you are a member of `web' group and you aren't the owner of the
> file, so permission is checked for group and never checked for others.
> This is quite natural on UNIX environment.

On Mon, May 03, 1999 at 01:07:53PM -0400, Aidan Cully wrote:

> You're in group 'web', aren't you?  If you're in the file's group, the
> 'other' permission bits are ignored.

And thus I learn something new. :)

Thanks, all.

Mason Loring Bliss             (( "In the drowsy dark cave of the mind dreams  )) build  their nest  with fragments  dropped ((  from day's caravan." - Rabindranath Tagore