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[REBOL] Re: A REBOL challenge - The Information World

From: rpgwriter:y:ahoo at: 7-Dec-2001 13:46

--- Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> wrote:
> [Been busy this week... still have to catch up on > emails...] > > chaz wrote: > > > Since a Tourist can carry baggage, wouldn't he be > a special case of a Mail > > Agent who can only carry his own objects? > > There are two differences: Mail Agents, being > residents (i.e. not moving around) can be > identified; this way when you receive an > object you are able to know from where it is coming > from, thus deciding if to trust or not its contents;
Surely, if you use an digital signature of some kind, you can also identify tourists. It would seem to me this would be a desirable feature, so you can distinguish between trust levels of various tourists. Chris Dicely