[cap-talk] Capability accounting - meta
david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Jun 27 21:21:58 EDT 2006
Nick Szabo wrote:
> Ian Grigg:
>>(And, the coins paridigm might be considered to
>>be closer to the caps idea, in they they are
>>handed around and they are their own value /
>>control. I'm not sure that's a useful notion
>>however, as one could say the same thing about
>>the payment instructions.)
> David Chaum worked on capabilities before he invented
> blinded digital cash.
I didn't know that. Which systems did he work on? Any papers?
Partially answering my own question, I could find references to
"Implementing Capability Based Protection Using Encryption,"
D. Chaum and R.S. Fabry, UC Berkeley Memorandum UCB/ERL M78/46,
which doesn't appear to be on-line.
David Hopwood <david.nospam.hopwood at blueyonder.co.uk>
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