Re: The games are all crap; let's make a decent one.

From: Matt Gingell (
Date: Thu Jul 20 2000 - 00:11:49 MDT

On Thu, 20 Jul 2000, 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

This looks fascinating. Thanks for the link.


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