Capbility Concepts

Norman Hardy norm@netcom.com
Sun, 16 Jul 2000 08:54:49 -0700


At 9:11 +1000 00/07/14, Gernot Heiser wrote:
>>>>>> "NH" == Norman Hardy <norm@agorics.com> 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
<http://www.mediacity.com/~norm/CapTheory/CapBits.html> where I point out
mainly that confinement may be impossible in password systems.
Norman Hardy  <http://www.mediacity.com/~norm>