[cap-talk] How desirable / feasible is a persistent OCAP language?

Mark Miller erights at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 03:39:29 CDT 2008

On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 7:09 PM, Bill Frantz <frantz at pwpconsult.com> wrote:

> Alan Karp was discussing last Friday the point that the most
> important thing that needs to be persisted in a capability system
> is changes in the long-term capability relationships, and that
> these changes can conceptionally be persisted by rewriting the ACLs
> for the capabilities active entities receive when they authenticate
> themselves to the system.

Except that the holder of a cap to resource R generally doesn't have
permission to add itself to R's ACL.

Text by me above is hereby placed in the public domain

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