[Python-Dev] Capabilities in Python

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sun, 09 Mar 2003 07:06:31 -0500

> Really, Zope proxies are on about the same level as bound methods.

Another difference is that proxies were *designed* for securing off
all access.  Bound methods have introspection facilities which allow
you to go around them.  Restricted execution tries to fence off those
introspection facilities, but there may be a hole in the fence.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)