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Re: mandb wrapper scripts

On Wed, Feb 09, 2000 at 01:15:15AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 08, 2000 at 10:40:17PM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > because we have native tools to manage authentification (setauth, rmauth,
> Is there a reason people use the imaginary word "authentification" rather
> than the real word "authentication"?
> Just curious; I encounter it even in documentation that really should know
> better.

I have wondered the same thing, and I think it's confusion with
'identification' (since authentication is the process of verifying one's

 - mdz

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