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Misleading comment in default configuration #2274
Continuing on from STR #2272, the following comment:
Only the owner or an administrator can cancel a job...Order deny,allow Require user @owner @System
is misleading because there is no authentication performed on the user name, and 'cancel' has a -U option to supply a different user name than the current one.
How about adding "Note: this is unauthenticated and may be overridden"?
CUPS.org User: mike
We can argue semantics all we want, but at some level (even with password authentication) there is a certain level of trust about the incoming user ID. Rather than putting all comments in the conditional (and making the comments read like a legal agreement), I'd rather just leave things unchanged so that the spirit is preserved.
In short, the comment is not there as authoritative documentation, just as a hint about what the limit section is for.