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Re: logging, fact and fiction

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Mon May 23 22:26:26 1994 )

To: rayn@q.crossaccess.com (Ray Nawara jr.)
Cc: coldstuff@MIT.EDU
In-Reply-To: Your message of Mon, 23 May 94 18:51:12 -0700.
Date: Mon, 23 May 94 22:20:04 EDT
From: Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU>

Let me make one thing absolutely clear:

The Coldmud server has absolutely no idea what an admin is.  The
server has, in fact, absolutely no idea how your database happens to
represent people, or how it implements security.  Brandon explained
that certain built-in functions were limited to $sys (in particular,
anything that causes an affect on the world outside the database), but
that's the only security implemented in the server.

> Can't an admin eval as $sys?

This depends entirely on the database's concept of an admin (in
particular, whether $sys allows this).