Well, what's holding things up?

Pilot fish is visiting a user's office to take care of an email issue. "After resolving that, I had the user log off and back on," fish says. "She complained that her user name, wslaghoopleflint, was so long that it was a nuisance to type in. She asked if I could change it to just wflint. I replied that it would be no problem.

"Before I could say or do anything more, she quickly typed in wflint and her password and banged the Enter key. She then gave me a blank look when her computer complained about a bad user name or password.

"I had to explain that, no, I can't update her network account while standing in her office. Logged on to her computer I could, but we don't yet have telepathic interfaces with domain servers."

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