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Re: Question for the Sun people

From: Dave Winer <dave@userland.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2000 09:03:46 -0700
Message-ID: <032601bfd163$21239210$1918ccce@murphy>
To: "Dave Winer" <dave@userland.com>, "Gregory Alan Bolcer" <gbolcer@endtech.com>
Cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
BTW, UserLand does not have a patent on this idea. You're welcome to use it.
Dave


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Winer" <dave@userland.com>
To: "Gregory Alan Bolcer" <gbolcer@endtech.com>
Cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2000 8:54 AM
Subject: Re: Question for the Sun people


> Excellent!
>
> Finally, I totally understand the concern.
>
> We have done something like this in Frontier, which serves from a
hierarchic
> object database. At any point in the hierarchy you can have a script
> entitled #security, it gets a shot at the request, gets all the
information
> the RPC handler gets, pre-parsed and in its namespace, and can reject the
> request simply by throwing an error.
>
> Without this capability, and with a growing development staff, I would
never
> be able to take a vacation or even sleep well at night.
>
> Thanks for explaining. Now I get it. ;->
>
> Dave
>
Received on Thursday, 8 June 2000 12:03:17 GMT

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