From: "Jonathan S. Shapiro" <>
Replying To: Mark Miller <>
Date: Sun, 01 Dec 2002 22:12:01 -0500
Subject: Re: [e-lang] Commentary on Wallach's "Extensible Security Architectures for Java"

On Sun, 2002-12-01 at 16:27, Mark Miller wrote:
> If there's a bi-directional bit channel between Bob and Mallet, then Bob 
> *cannot* be prevented from delegating his authority over the power to 
> Mallet, since he can set up a laundry (or proxy) within himself that accepts 
> instructions from Mallet about how to employ the power.

True, but not relevant. The question was can bob *transfer* authority,
not can bob perform a de facto delegation of authority. chris 


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