Subject: Re: POSIX.1e Access Control Lists
To: None <>
From: Andy Doran <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/03/1999 09:32:10
I thought this standard was dumped by the POSIX folks, although I could be

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On Fri, 3 Dec 1999, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> Is anyone tracking this FreeBSD effort?
> >From
> ``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. ''