Subject: POSIX.1e Access Control Lists
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/03/1999 02:57:34
Is anyone tracking this FreeBSD effort?

``POSIX.1e describes a set of extension to regular file
permissions known as Access Control Lists, or ACLs.
ACLs allow file owners to specify extended access
information about a file, granting additional rights to
users/groups other than those owning the file. This
form of discretionary access control allows users to
manage their own collaborative projects without
intervention of system administrators to maintain
groups, but also without granting rights to all users
on the system via use of the "other" permission bits. ''

 - Hubert

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