simple modules

Kevin Curtis kevinc1846 at
Mon Feb 1 14:46:49 PST 2010

On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 9:08 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:

In either module system approach, first-class or second-class, nothing
> prevents a module from conveying authority, which may be unwanted or even
> hazardous. Zero-authority modules and a service registry are as far as I can
> tell advisory, not mandatory (but I haven't seen the full proposal yet).

A service registry sounds interesting. Is there a proposal out there (in
this group or elsewhere) dealing with how/where authority to platform
objects or object capabilities are dished out.

>  import JSON; // is this native code?
> Why does native code matter here?

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