[erlang-questions] A less trusting Erlang.

Tony Arcieri <>
Tue Oct 27 07:14:14 CET 2009


On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 3:55 PM, Calum <> wrote:

> The big problem then is that Erlang is way too trusting for connecting
> to random people in the default
> if-you-know-my-cookie-you-can-do-whatever-you-like mode.
>
> The obvious thing (to me anyway) would be to limit the calls that
> remote nodes can make - Erlang Untrusting, if you will, or Paranoid
> Erlang.
>

I was too lazy to search the thread, so sorry if this was already mentioned.

Are you looking for a capabilities model?  It seems like the Erlang
environment might be ideal for implementing one.  Does one already exist?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object-capability_model

-- 
Tony Arcieri
Medioh/Nagravision


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