From: Norman Hardy <>
Replying To: Tyler Close <>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 20:24:51 -0800
Subject: Re: [e-lang] Modelling Blindness (was: "Capability Myths Demolished" (was: Software security workshop))

At 16:55 -0400 02/12/11, Tyler Close wrote:


>Wow, this is really bad jargon. The interpretation of the sentence
>in plain English is completely misleading. The Lampson model is
>susceptible to the Confused Deputy and does not support
>confinement, but is "more powerful" than a real capability system.

I agree it is bad jargon. I think the fact of the mater is merely that security
often stems from what you can't do, thus weaker may be securer. zooko 

>Can you suggest a textbook that defines this modeling jargon?
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