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From: Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o>
Subject: Re: Why do we run all commands as root in docs?
Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2005 19:54:13 +0200
On Tue, Sep 06, 2005 at 02:28:58PM +0200, Łukasz Damentko wrote:
> Now situation looks really strange. We encourage users not to use root
> account in security docs, but all over our place, in every code
> listing, we have root prompt ("#") which suggests users to use that
> account to perform all the actions.
> 
> My idea is that we should use "$" - user prompt - whereever command can
> be or should be run as normal user.

Like Xavier said, most documents have ~# or # because they talk about
configuration settings. However, when possible, we should indeed use ~$ or $
instead. 

Wkr,
      Sven Vermeulen

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