Proposal: Squeak-E = Squeak x Kernel-E (was: squeak as a capability system)

Mark S. Miller markm at
Sun Jan 26 18:01:34 UTC 2003

At 09:50 AM 1/26/2003 Sunday, Robert Withers wrote:
>fantastic!   I have a couple of questions:  Do we need to provide a 
>capability interface to plugin code?

I don't know. Please tell me about plugin code.

>  Could this help us support function 
>callbacks, into the image, so we could use squeak as a shared library to 
>another program?

I don't know, probably because I don't yet know about plugins.

>    Forget about my authentication ramblings, please.

Ok, I've already forgotten who said this ;).

>PS.  Mark, I am adding handling of these three messages to the CapTP 
>(id -> class).  Does this conflict anywhere?
>                at: 13 put: CapTPAvailableProtocolsMessage;
>                at: 14 put: CapTPSwitchProtocolMessage;
>                at: 15 put: CapTPAcknowledgeProtocolMessage;

No conflict, but what's the ack for? I think you only need the first two.

Text by me above is hereby placed in the public domain


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