[cap-talk] Process vs. Object
Karp, Alan H
alan.karp at hp.com
Thu Mar 24 17:57:18 EST 2005
Jed Donnelley wrote:
> I'm sure this isn't news, but the term "process" has a long
> history in this
> context. Sometimes used interchangeably with "task" or "job"
> (there may be
> others), a "process" is an entity in a time sharing system that has a
> register set, is scheduled/executed. and has a "domain" -
> that is some set
> of authorities that it can refer to (perhaps as capabilities).
But an object in E has none of these things. You exclude E and like
systems if you use the word "process" in the definition of capabilities.
Virus Safe Computing Initiative
1501 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 857-3967, fax (650) 857-7029
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: Karp, Alan H.vcf
Size: 433 bytes
Desc: Karp, Alan H.vcf
Url : http://www.eros-os.org/pipermail/cap-talk/attachments/20050324/10e0e35a/KarpAlanH.vcf
More information about the cap-talk