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Controlled space

Posted by James O'Connor on July 09, 2000 at 5:40 PM

> The concern I've always had about agents is that a denial
> of service bug (or attack) is usually far more serious on
> the server side than the client side. I expect that mobile
> agents will only be practical in a very controlled environment,
> with massive reliance on strict checking of trustedness
> of the mobile code.

> bv

This leads me to think that there should be some controlled space designed into servers, or embedded in routers especially, with its own non-critical I/O where Jini services (agents?) can breathe.

Great web site Bill...JO


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