Re: Fwd: Naming of "real" and "effective" ID procedures Lassi Kortela 14 Aug 2019 21:07 UTC

>     I always thought the term "real user ID" is misleading
>
> The term means the real human user, the one sitting at the keyboard and
> screen, as opposed to the one they are pretending to be for purposes of
> privilege.

"You are not your privileges" :)

Sometimes I'm not sure I amount to much else.