[Python-Dev] Capabilities

Aahz aahz@pythoncraft.com
Tue, 18 Mar 2003 11:25:07 -0500

On Tue, Mar 18, 2003, Zooko wrote:
> No -- capabilities (as envisioned for Python) are references.  Whether
> a reference to an object, to a bound method, or to a function doesn't
> matter.
> Note that it isn't that capabilities are "like" references, it is
> that capabilities *are* references.  Every reference is a capability.
> Every capability is a reference.

<blink>  Are you saying that an int is a capability?
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