[cap-talk] [friam] lwn.net: Reviving Python restricted mode

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Mon Mar 9 17:16:31 EDT 2009


Guido's interesting response:
http://neopythonic.blogspot.com/2009/03/capabilities-for-python.html

On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 6:37 AM, zooko <zooko at zooko.com> wrote:

>
> http://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/321872/b86a163c89ea70a9/
>
> Guido van Rossum is interested.  Maybe the secret to getting GvR
> interested in such things is to keep the word "capability" out of
> it?  He worked with Tanenbaum on Amoeba in his youth.  Amoeba was a
> password-capability distributed operating system. [1]
>
> Anyway, Mark Seaborn should offer his CapPython (possibly quickly
> renamed "SecPython" :-)) as a solution to this challenge.
>
> Regards,
>
> Zooko
>
> [1] http://www.cs.vu.nl/pub/papers/amoeba/
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