[cap-talk] Capabilities - the rub, identity

Sandro Magi smagi at higherlogics.com
Sat Nov 18 16:31:24 CST 2006


John Carlson wrote:
>>> From the description, it sounds like he's referring to what you would
>>>       
>> call a directory. His "2-factor capability" is then simply the  
>> directory
>> capability + the index/name into the directory.
>>
>> Sandro
>>     
>
> I'm not so sure it's like a directory, unless the directory is like a  
> class
> with instances in it. 

Yes, exactly. I don't mean a passive filesystem-like directory, I mean a
generalized object directory, which maps names/indices to any kind of
capability.

Sandro


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