On Fri, 2010-05-14 at 21:07 -0400, Joey Hess wrote: > Your typical program with a dotfile relies on the user > choosing a safe combination of umask and directory permissions for its > security. As you say,... it "relies on the user"... At least half (!) of the bill (the default umask) is now taken away from the user, as he does not manually choose and decide to either set it generally to 022 or give a specific dotfile some g+rw rights... Cheers, Chris.
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