I have not been able to make up my mind if sudo is the root of all evil or a cool and useful tool. This article talks about using its power for good.
"The sudo (superuser do) command is a very useful and powerful part of the OS X unix underpinnings. It gives the ability for certain users to execute some or all commands as root while logging these activities providing a clear bread-trail of who did what to the machine." AFP548 - Essential Sudoers
(Submitted by Noel Wed Jan 4, 2006 )
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