[cap-talk] Sensory entry points (start keys) in Gnosis like systems

Jonathan S. Shapiro shap at eros-os.org
Mon Jul 19 13:23:04 PDT 2010


On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 12:18 PM, David Wagner <daw at cs.berkeley.edu> wrote:

> Nitpick: I find it hard to believe that this is the right way to think
> about the definition of "sensory".  Technically, I suspect the formulation
> should be in terms of mutating the object(s) referred to by the sensory
> capability, rather than about sending information.

Oddly enough, that's why we renamed "sensory" to "weak" in EROS. We're
coming to regret that choice of name as we consider the possibility of
capability GC...



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