Subject: Re: Adding a users group to /etc/group (Was: CVS commit: basesrc)
To: Space Case <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/01/2000 12:18:50
On Sat, 29 Apr 2000, Space Case wrote:

> On Apr 29, 11:26pm, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> >We already have groups "staff" and "guest" in there, and I think we
> >shouldn't add a third group like that. 
> Three looks good to me:
> staff - adminly types
> guest - temporary peeps
> user(s) - general public

It's AOL'ish, but I agree with Steve here. I can see a definite need for
three groups. Think of it as levels of trust. "staff" are probably rather
cluefull. "user(s)" not necesarily, but you tolerate them. "guest", well,
there was a reason you gave them the account..

Take care,