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Re: Debian for kids

On Thu, Feb 03, 2000 at 08:07:58AM -0400, Ben Armstrong wrote:

> Again, we're straying from "kids doing things at random to break the
> system" and venturing towards "kids doing deliberate and malicious things
> to break the system".  I think the former is the most likely thing for
> parents to encounter with young kids, and should remain our focus.  The
> latter is venturing into the area of system security, and is a different
> topic best handled by a security group, not by the Debian kids' group.
> (Though pointers from our documentation to theirs is more than likely
> appropriate at some point.)  Some modest amount of protecting personal
> data in home directories is necessary with kids, but beyond that, I would
> not expect to have to implement tough security measures with my kids
> ranging in age from nearly two to nearly ten.

quite right, but i just thought of another clever idea for dealing
with some simple commands that might goober up junior's account.

alias chmod='/bin/true'

or whatever to there ~/.bashrc then whey they get more experienced the
aliases may be removed.  

Ethan Benson

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