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Why give everyone w permission?
Authored by: googoo on Oct 28, '10 09:51:17AM

Although it looks like it is the default setting, I cannot understand why you should give everyone write permission (chmod setting 777) for your iPhoto Library. This means any user on your machine could modify your iPhoto Library. A safer setting would be read, write, and execute permission for the owner and read and execute for group and others (chmod setting 755). The default setting seems like a potential security problem to me.


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