Subject: Re: Q: Can you build an authentication system on OS?
From: Glen Starchman <>
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2001 12:10:41 -0700

On Sat, 30 Jun 2001, Simon Cozens wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 30, 2001 at 07:55:24AM -0700, Glen Starchman wrote:
> > In my opinion, the authentication and software subscription parts
> > are kind of ho-hum... but I think the CLR and IL kick ass. It would
> > be very nice if they existed on some Unix variant
> Some of us are putting a lot of work into making Perl 6 a CLR/IL, and
> are making pretty steady progress with making Perl 5 into a common
> runtime too. Myself and Leon Brocard have both demonstrated running
> Ruby code on a Perl interpreter, and the paper I'll be giving at this
> year's Perl Conference talks more about this.

That sounds pretty cool, Simon! Do you have a reference URL for the