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From Mark Wielaard <m...@klomp.org>
Subject Re: State of the World (it's security)
Date Wed, 11 May 2005 14:04:12 GMT
Hi,

On Tue, 2005-05-10 at 21:43 -0400, Bob wrote:
>  > You might be able to expand this idea to arbitrary programs run 
> within the
>  > runtime. I haven't investigated yet.
> 
> If Harmony security works only for applets, then it will not be useful 
> for my needs.  Moreover, it needs to be able to securely run Java code 
> that wasn't specifically made for Harmony (i.e. the Java spec needs to 
> be followed).

This would obviously be in addition to the normal permission model used.
Which as Anthony explained is already in place in GNU Classpath. It is
just a suggestion for a fun project (imho).

Cheers,

Mark

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