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Re: Scientific Literature on Capabilities (was Re: CORS versus Uniform Messaging?)

From: Kenton Varda <kenton@google.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 16:55:40 -0800
Message-ID: <4112ecad0912171655r4d45e531sb0da5f6fc488ed5f@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Tyler Close <tyler.close@gmail.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 4:41 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> What one liner are your proposing that would solve the problem for XBL,
> XML data, videos, etc, all at once?

Are we debating about the state of existing infrastructure, or theoretically
ideal infrastructure? Honest question.  .htaccess is an example of existing
infrastructure built around the ACL approach.  If no similarly-easy-to-use
capability-based infrastructure exists, that doesn't necessarily mean ACLs
are theoretically better.  But the thread subject line seems to suggest
we're more interested in theory.
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