Capbility Concepts

Norman Hardy
Sun, 16 Jul 2000 08:54:49 -0700

At 9:11 +1000 00/07/14, Gernot Heiser wrote:
>>>>>> "NH" == Norman Hardy <> writes:

>NH> I think that we agree that all sucessful capability systems "bottom
>NH> out" in capabilities as names.
>Hmm, how does that go together with, say, password capabilities? They
>consist of a UID and a password. The UID take by itself names an object.
>Or am I missing something?

I can't think of anything to say beyond the note at
<> where I point out
mainly that confinement may be impossible in password systems.
Norman Hardy  <>