In a major validation of the FLASK architecture, the OpenSolaris community has created a new project called Flexible Mandatory Access Control (fmac) to adapt the FLASK architecture to OpenSolaris. (The FLASK architecture that is the basis for SELinux.) Stephen Smalley will be one of the community leads. OSNews picked up the email thread today with some interesting comments.

James Morris notes related work in his blog posting from this morning and offers to help the community preserve interoperability with SELinux.

Personally, I would be delighted to see widespread adoption of the FLASK architecture lead to usability improvements and complexity reduction across the board.