[cap-talk] OO interoperation via OCap, presentation level issues
kpreid at mac.com
Fri May 9 06:29:33 CDT 2008
On May 9, 2008, at 0:44, Rob Meijer wrote:
> 1) Is there a specific reason why SSL, not TLS was chosen for this ?
I never remember the difference. Seeing as I said TLS in
, assume I'm confused.
> 2) Would the stack lend itself also to local IPC mechanisms? Unix
> sockets, with the ability to pass Fd's between processes over these
> sockets would seem like an efficient local IPC based alternative to
> loopback networking and SSL. It would be very interesting to know
> if CapTP
> could locally be stacked on top of a Unix domain sockets version of
This has been discussed before. See
and the thread around it.
The summary is, you can't actually dispense with encryption unless
you have a set of vats you are mutually reliant on for not spoofing
VatIDs (which is quite feasible, but needs extra code in the
Kevin Reid <http://homepage.mac.com/kpreid/>
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