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Am 02.04.2012 18:47, schrieb Justin L. Harper:
> After furtherAs a developer of a downstream project (Rakudo), I'd be very interested
> talks with @whiteknight and @benabik I headed into the direction of
> proposing the Security Sandboxing project. It is a project that can be
> extended or shortened depending on time and possible constraints.
to see such a project implemented.
> TheThere's no reason the child wouldn't be allowed to tighten its own
> over all goal of the project is to develop an interface that allows
> the parent to set permissions on the child but not allow the child to
> alter its own permissions.
security -- it just can't loosen it. In fact that's the model that UNIX
systems use for things such as process priority (the "nice" value)
> If anyone has possible ideasPDD 18  describes the high-level goals and mechanism. A GSoC project
> or suggestions towards this project I am open to any and all ideas.
surely isn't enough to implement all of it, but having *something* would
be a good start.
Another good source for inspiration is prior art in linux. There is the
I haven't spent too much time thinking about the security system, so
Once such a system is in place, you can write a capability-based system
> IAnd I look forward to see the actual project proposal and the code :-).
> look forward to proposing and hopefully working on this project. Have
> a great day!
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