NetWare - Where Right is Might

In NetWare, working in a directory where you do not have permission should be avoided because you may be shocked when a simple command like COPY does not work. Consider the following situation. You have made the root directory your currently active directory, and have tried to copy a file CP.BAT from the directory USER1 to the root directory. An error message is flashed on your screen! You cannot conclude that the COPY command does not work on NetWare. The reason is simple. You do not have the right to create files in the root directory. What are these rights all about?