[E-Lang] E FAQ

Jonathan S. Shapiro shap@eros-os.org
Tue, 16 Oct 2001 21:55:23 -0400


> There is the issue of "who's discretion". In the Orange Book context
> it is explicitly or often implicitly the discretion of the principal, a
person.
> In Jonathan's example it is clearly the discretion of the program.

The Orange Book (TCSEC) was generally muddy on this issue. However, as all
desires of the principal are expressed via their agent software (a program),
the muddyness tends to settle quickly in practice.

Jonathan