[cap-talk] Capabilities are broken (was: Re: The TCSEC influence on computer security/systems (was: Re: Horton at HotSec...))

Jonathan S. Shapiro shap at eros-os.com
Fri Jul 13 08:07:43 EDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-07-12 at 13:29 -0700, Jed Donnelley wrote:  
> From:
> Traditional Capability-Based Systems: An Analysis of
> Their Ability to Meet the Trusted Computer Security
> Evaluation Criteria - a scan of which can be found at:
> http://www.webstart.com/jed/papers/P-1935/
> ___________
> We wish to acknowledge the assistance of...
> The above gives the impression (perhaps intentionally?) that Norman
> and Susan agreed
> with the conclusions of the paper.

I'm sorry, Jed, but that is complete nonsense. It is customary, when
someone takes significant time to explain something to you in the
context of writing a paper, to acknowledge there help. This does not
imply that they agree with your conclusions.
Jonathan S. Shapiro, Ph.D.
Managing Director
The EROS Group, LLC

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