John Allen wrote:
> Hey, I don't know if this is a subject that's been beat to death or not as
> I'm new to the group, but I wanted to ask whether anyone's extended Ruby to
> allow scripts to (dis)allow access to files based on some sort of user
> defined mechanism.

This is what users and permissions on OS level are good for; I think it 
will be _very_ hard to implement it in ruby.