[cap-talk] password capabilities & object capability model?
kpreid at mac.com
Tue Aug 19 06:01:13 CDT 2008
On Aug 19, 2008, at 6:06, Rob Meijer wrote:
> I am not sure if the term object capability system is the general
> term for capability systems, or if password capability systems are
> excluded by this term. Thus my question: Should I call MinorFs a
> 'capability based' or an 'object capability' system?
MarkM is the expert, but I would say that an object-capability system
is one which is used in the style of object-oriented programming, such
that the objects are capabilities. Accordingly, I would not consider
MinorFs an object-capability system.
Kevin Reid <http://homepage.mac.com/kpreid/>
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