Capabilities by any other name

shapj@us.ibm.com shapj@us.ibm.com
Tue, 9 Nov 1999 13:03:05 -0500


> Stop using "capabilities" except when preceded by "historically, ".

This isn't the right answer either.  Too much of the serious security
community groks capabilities correctly, so ceding the term to the POSIX
folks isn't a good thing to do.


Jonathan S. Shapiro, Ph. D.
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