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canonical account

An account that has the same structure and password on all systems or software at the time of installation. Examples include voice-mail accounts that use their own extension number as their passwords, support accounts whose canonical passwords are always "support" and guest accounts with inappropriate access control lists.

Canonical passwords should be changed immediately to prevent exploitation. The security attributes of such accounts should be evaluated and changed to meet the specific needs of the systems on which they have been installed. See canonical password.
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Her suggestion that there is no canonical account of God's interaction with his people between 450 BCE and the birth of Jesus (182) ignores such postexilic writings as the Chronicler's History, the Book of Daniel, and most of the Wisdom Literature.
King Kalasoka is not mentioned in the canonical account, and we do not infer from this that there were no kings at the time.
It is entirely appropriate that the canonical accounts do not mention the bhikkhunis, for the Second Council was essentially a disciplinary action taken against the miscreant Vajjiputtaka monks, and bhikkhunis would not be present at such a meeting.
Since at least the earliest canonical account of the institution of the Lord's Supper, found in Paul's first letter to the Corinthians, Christians have had difficulty eating together.
Further, the canonical account is premised upon an understanding of constitutional change that emphasizes constitutional proceduralism over other more substantive recognition rules.
Such "lost histories" ask us to reconsider the nature of historical truth and to look for those individuals or groups absent from our canonical accounts of the past.
The entire project of juxtaposing canonical and non-canonical accounts is designed to challenge the status of those canonical accounts as self-referential authorities, and display the myriad ways in which the canon is transformed by these revisions, revisitings, and cultural memory.
Daniel Jonah Goldhagen wrote in the January 21st issue of The New Republic, "[A]ntisemitism's marginalized place in the canonical accounts of Western history may be owed to a simple fact: that the main responsibility for producing this all-time leading Western hatred lies with Christianity.
Like last year's "Global Conceptualism," "Beyond Preconceptions" attempts to offer a more decentralized view of the art of the '60s than canonical accounts have.