read-only user

read-only user

(jargon)
Describes a luser who uses computers almost exclusively for reading Usenet, bulletin boards, and/or electronic mail, rather than writing code or purveying useful information.

See twink, terminal junkie, lurker.
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oracle financials application read-only user perpetual 2 qty 8.
The latest release introduces new features and services such as read-only user pricing; an account backup feature; and a free "getting started" service aimed at making it even easier for cost-conscious customers to purchase and use the system.
There are various user roles from administration to read-only users.
User types are determined based on what those particular staff members are allowed to do with the software--such as, read-only users, editors, administrators, or system administrators.
Read-Only Users can be added for just $6/User/Month.
Read-Only Users can also be added for $6/User/Month.
1 technology also enables high levels of concurrent activity for both read-write and read-only users, which translates to a greater number of different users tapping the solution simultaneously, with faster response times - critical to businesses focused upon nimbleness in their markets.