Re: dictator's - language

Subject: Re: dictator's - language
From: "Dick Margulis " <margulis -at- mail -dot- fiam -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 12:50:56 -0500

dmbrown -at- brown-inc -dot- com wrote:
>No offense, but locking a user's account (denying the user access to the account) seems quite different from logging the user out (terminating an active session).


That's a really good point. Perhaps the "forcibly" in the original version referred to forcing the system to log the user out when the user is unable to do so normally. For example, I have used systems where, if the server thought I was logged in at the time we had a power failure or my client system crashed for some other reason, I was unable to get back into the system until the administrator had "forcibly" logged me off.

If that is the case, then all the suggestions so far would be inapplicable.

How about, "The administrator can log you off if you cannot log off normally for any reason"?


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