W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-dist-auth@w3.org > April to June 1997

access control

From: Gregory J. Woodhouse <gjw@wnetc.com>
Date: Fri, 2 May 1997 09:11:56 -0700 (PDT)
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.3.96.970502090649.24284F-100000@shell3.ba.best.com>
I agree that WEBDAV shouldn't become involved in specifying
implementations, but I do think it is not only appropriate but necessary
for us to specify requirements for access control. Perhaps the term ACL
conjures up images Windows NT, OpenVMS and some flavors of UNIX. As such,
it does sound like an implementation approach, but I think access control
is a design issue and not an implementation issue. Or am I missing the

Gregory Woodhouse
gjw@wnetc.com    /    http://www.wnetc.com/home.html
If you're going to reinvent the wheel, at least try to come
up with a better one.
Received on Friday, 2 May 1997 12:12:37 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 20:01:10 UTC