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Re: comment on distributed capabilities

From: Mark S. Miller <erights@google.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 19:19:22 -0800
Message-ID: <4d2fac901002121919y3d833847y3d71dc2780894162@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>
Cc: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, www-tag@w3.org
I wrote:

> Amoeba had the same weakness as Jed's systems -- only on the
authentication side, not on the authorization side.

This was terribly unclear. What I mean is that Amoeba and Jed's systems were
both weak on the authentication side. Assuming proper authentication,
neither was weak on the authorization side.

Likewise with web-keys. Assuming that all root CAs do their duties, web-keys
provide capability-like authorization.
Received on Saturday, 13 February 2010 03:19:51 GMT

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