[cap-talk] Citation for ACLs
david.hopwood at industrial-designers.co.uk
Mon Jul 30 23:13:48 EDT 2007
Bill Tulloh wrote:
> On 7/30/07, Karp, Alan H <alan.karp at hp.com> wrote:
>> I'm writing a paper on ABAC for SOA, and I'm looking for a citation for
>> ACLs. MarkM suggested Lampson's Protection paper from 1974. Is there
>> anything earlier?
> I have often seen this paper cited as the origins of the term. I'm not
> sure if there is anything before this.
> R.C. Daley and P.G. Neumann. 1965. A general-purpose file system for
> secondary storage. Proceedings of the Fall Joint Computer Conference.
Yep, that seems to fit the bill:
Saltzer and Schroeder also cite this paper, but only for a particular
implementation detail of Multics (the "prescript field"), not for the
general concept of access control lists.
David Hopwood <david.hopwood at industrial-designers.co.uk>
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