On Thu, 20 Jul 2000, email@example.com wrote:
>Mark Miller's current work is on the E programming language, a
>cryptographically secure, object oriented, capability based system.
>Capabilities are like distributed object pointers with access rights
>bundled in. So on one machine you can hold a pointer to an object on
>another machine, which pointer gives you the right to make calls to that
>object and request certain actions. The whole thing is very well thought
>out in terms of the security properties, and they have a Java based
>implementation you can download and try out (everything is open source).
>It's available at http://www.erights.org/.
This looks fascinating. Thanks for the link.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Mon Oct 02 2000 - 17:34:55 MDT