[CentOS-docs] A Question of Style

Wed Dec 24 01:02:19 UTC 2014
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Tue, Dec 23, 2014 at 4:29 PM, PatrickD Garvey <patrickdgarveyt at gmail.com>

> I'm not referring to the username used by a particular person while using
> a CentOS community resource. I'm trying to understand if the document
> example should use an actual person's username (a security risk increase.
> That's half that person's credentials.) or a pattern that refers to no one,
> such as "username".

Perhaps you are thinking of the examples found on a page like this one:


Depending on whether a command is supposed to be run by root or by a
non-root user, the command line prompt changes between:

[root at host]#


[user at host]$

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