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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Java Security for Harmony
Date Tue, 10 May 2005 08:25:41 GMT
Bob wrote:
> While it's still in its initial stages, I would like to advocate for the 
> importance of the Java 2 Security Model, and that it is implemented 
> correctly.  Past free Javas have essentially ignored this aspect of 
> Java.  However, the security model is precisely what makes Java more 
> than simply a subset of C++ with a nice class library.  It is what 
> allows Java to do NEW things that weren't already possible with the old 
> tools we had, such as GCC.

I'm also interested in ensuring that Harmony can use other security 
models, particularly object capabilities.

>  2. Bytecode verifier

Forgive my ignorance - why is this necessary?

Cheers,

Ben.

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