Re: Windows and DLLs
- From: Alan Shutko <ats acm org>
- To: Liss Svanberg <lisss ydab se>
- Cc: "Gnome MAIN Mailing list (E-mail)" <gnome-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Windows and DLLs
- Date: 02 Oct 1998 13:43:00 -0500
>>>>> "L" == Liss Svanberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
L> In a previous message Alan Shutko [email@example.com] wrote:
>> System-wide settings: No, these aren't so John and Jane Doe can
>> break your things without hacking your account.
L> Yes, they can! If both them and I are using the same application,
L> foo.app. If foo.app stores system-wide settings in it's user
Ok, I understand the problem now. It's all a matter of permissions.
Unix has them, Win95 doesn't. Even if you allow an app to directly
modify system-wide settings, unless it has permission to modify that
file, it's not going to be able to.
So don't worry on this one, it's a long-solved problem.
Alan Shutko <firstname.lastname@example.org> - By consent of the corrupted
Anyone stupid enough to be caught by the police is probably guilty.
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