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  Break root's ultimate power into distinct groups
  Vendor-indepedent committee tried to make a standard, POSIX 1003.1e.
  Committee gave up, draft never became standard.
  Many Unix-like systems have capabilities
  Specific names and implementation differs
  Not terribly portable

Copyright 2003, Bri Hatch of Onsight, Inc.

Presented at ISSA Puget Sound, 2003.

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