[cap-talk] Ambient authority in DVH
pyrrhonean at gmail.com
Wed Aug 2 12:13:45 EDT 2006
"Jed at Webstart" <donnelley1 at webstart.com> wrote
in message news:22.214.171.124.0.20060731131905.02bde618 at nersc.gov...
> <aside: Incidentally, I see a version of Solitaire for the PDP-1:
> It seems that even back then it ran with ambient authority ;-)>
Before the 40th anniversary of the PDP-1 Supervisor arrives next year
perhaps we should endeavour to implement POLA Solitaire (in E, Emily, BitC)
as an exemplar of the way secure software should be constructed for the next
40 years? :-)
Given Solitaire's ubiquity a POLA version might do more for securing MS
Windows than all the Patch Tuesday's combined.
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