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  • abbreviation authorization
  • verb informal, computing To authorize.


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  • 'L_BANK_USER_POINTS' = ($auth-acl_get ( 'a_points') | | $auth - acl_get ( 'm_chg_bank'))? sprintf ($user-lang [ 'POINTS_MODIFY']): '',

  • 'S_LOCK_TOPIC_ALLOWED' = ($auth-acl_get ( 'm_lock', $forum_id) | | ($auth - acl_get ( 'f_user_lock', $forum_id) & & $user-data [ 'is_registered'] & &

  • 'U_POINTS_MODIFY' = ($auth-acl_get ( 'a_points') | | $auth - acl_get ( 'm_chg_points'))? append_sid ( "{$phpbb_root_path} points. $phpEx",

  • Before calling the auth method we need to make the database as the current database by calling use dbname from the mongo console. articles

  • I want to call my auth code only once so I'm calling it in my

    Site Root

  • I found out there's no event in the MasterPage so I'm trying to figure out where I need to call my auth code.

    Site Root

  • You can do a Man in the Middle attack in which a stolen Chip and Pin card thinks you are doing signature authentication - and doesn't bother with the Pin auth, while the bank thinks you are doing full pin auth, which is what will show up on your bank statement, after which the bank will assume you are lying when you said it wasn't you

    Planet Apache

  • So, if someone wants to switch, I have to delete the basic auth, which is just too much effort for the user.


  • Andy P - the only problem is that he did get his geography wrong about London, and he has just made a point about Berlin and then pumped some crappy line about left/right lib/auth which is exactly what the essay said.

    Someone doesn't know their Berlin

  • Since I have a technet windows licence I was able to use premium microsoft support and they told me the issue is likely eset using non encrypted basic http auth which is now hard blocked by IE8 for security reasons. can see here on this url it is not a https link.

    Wilders Security Forums


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  • The question was: "Do authors auth?" My response is that they don't. Somebody who auths would be properly called an "auther", though I am not sure what that means, since I don't know what "auth" means. It has not yet obtained a meaning that is widely understood. (Though with a little effort on someone's part and the Internet, perhaps it will in a few days.) Speaking of how words are formed, the relation between the stem word and its derivative, whether by back- or forward-formation, is not always self-evident. Escalators, for example, do not escalate, at least not in the way that crises do. Similarly, authors are not people who authorize things. If you ask, "What, then, do authors do?" The answer is simple: "Authors author." The noun is easily and regularly verbed.

    October 4, 2015

  • Back-formation is one of the lovely ways that new words enter the lexicon!

    "Normally", words start short and get longer, cat->cats, talk->talked, follow->unfollow, celebrate->celebration.

    Sometimes, when we see the longer version of the word, we assume it came from a shorter word and use that shorter form instead. That's back-formation. Escalator, evaluation, and baby-sitter all existed in English before escalate, evaluate, and babysit were formed from those longer words.

    Jocular back-formation is common. The excellent book "The Ways of Language: A Reader" (Pflug, 1967) includes an article with this very example. Something like: "In the future, will writers auth books? Will boats anch in the harbor?"

    The answer: if you like saying it and you find it useful, and others like saying it and find it useful, it will stick around.

    September 29, 2015

  • No, if you auth, then you're an auther, not an author, which is something else entirely.

    September 29, 2015

  • auth v. to write, as a book or a news column, etc.

    If writers write, and editors edit, don't authors auth?

    September 24, 2015