[Mailman-Users] What would your dream Mailman web interface look like?
steve at pearwood.info
Wed Apr 8 03:56:08 CEST 2015
On Tue, Apr 07, 2015 at 08:31:04AM -0400, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 10:17 PM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
> > I'm not happy when web sites *demand* that you run their untrusted and
> > untrustworthy code in your computer before you can see the content.
> How do you currently see the HTML content before it is interpreted by
> your computer?
This is increasingly getting less and less on-topic, but to give a brief
answer, HTML is a markup language, not a programming language. (I'm
aware that technically HTML5 + CSS is Turing complete, but it's
completely impractical as a programming language.) Web devs use
which is either impossible or impossibly difficult from HTML alone.
While it is possible that buggy or malicious HTML alone might crash my
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