Wed, 5 Jul 2000 23:54:37 +0200
In reply to Norman Hardy :
>Yes, but I would say "tell the system what data I want
>the application to have". The application does not
>learn its name!
apps are given data through capabs at call (invocation) time, no ?
they don't need to know names given to that data.
>some data or other authority. Some directories (namespaces)
>might hold a capability to control the lights in the parking lot.
>The directory is oblivious to this, the capability knows what it does.
Yep, indeed I forgot to think about other capabilities than data ones,
they should probably need to be named too.
need to think a bit more about it, and try setting up eros on my
computer, so I can help a little with dev and/or bug hunting...