[cap-talk] Capabilities and Freedom vs. Safety

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Sun Jul 29 21:29:38 EDT 2007


James A. Donald:
 >> Security must be based on real attacks and real
 >> threats, not on "proofs" of security which have
 >> little contact with reality external to that proof.

David Hopwood wrote:
 > The attitude expressed here seems to me to be quite
 > misplaced. Certainly models must as realistic as
 > needed for the conclusions derived from them to be
 > valid. But if you want to argue that a particular
 > model is not sufficiently realistic, argue the
 > specifics

I have argued the specifics at considerable length.  I
am already repeating past posts verbatim rather too
frequently.


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