[REBOL] Re: Getting username under windows
From: moliad::gmail::com at: 19-Mar-2007 8:50
exactly, its even worse, when techie users know they can hide this within a
in medium-large shops, sometimes its nice to automate the user procedure,
not for explicit login purposes, but for simple tracking of who did what.
in such circumstances, these often become logs and unfortunately they get
used for many purposes... including HR and other depts.
if/when any one in the shop gets to understand that an env var allows him to
ghost his user or act on someone else's behalf... you've got very touchy
consequences... and if its ever understood that the software allowed someone
to get wrongfully accused of something (or worse)... well that person (and
admins) can look to the author, for the focus of his anger (for allowing
this to happen).
obviously depends on work environment, but any nice environment can become
political nightmare in an instant, with but the change of one manager in the
On 3/18/07, Peter Wood <pwawood-gmail.com> wrote: