[cap-talk] Horton context presentation
david.hopwood at industrial-designers.co.uk
Sat Jul 14 18:53:03 EDT 2007
David Chizmadia (JHU) wrote:
>> [...] I'm very partial still at this point to
>> using Law #1 to focus attention on the problem with the
>> dominant user/ACL access control paradigm. Do you (others)
>> disagree? If so, can you explain why?
> I would see Law #1 as a rather good summary of the problems with
> existing models. It then provides an opening for an aside that the
> ocap community is convinced that ocaps provide an opportunity to
> disprove the law.
No, the "law" is simply nonsense. Consider (non-capability-based)
they were properly implemented. Microsoft presumably doesn't mean to
it is just fine for your computer to be "not your computer any more".
In general, I don't think we should spend too much time harping on
about others' mistakes when they are this obvious.
David Hopwood <david.hopwood at industrial-designers.co.uk>
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