[Python-Dev] Security capabilities in Python
python-dev at zesty.ca
Sun Apr 10 00:34:12 CEST 2005
On Sat, 9 Apr 2005, James Y Knight wrote:
> You can protect against this, too, but it does show that it's *really*
> hard to get restricting code right...
Good point. If you can't trust ==, then you're hosed.
> I'm of the opinion that it's not
> really worth it -- you should just use OS protections.
This i disagree with, however. OS protections are a few orders of
magnitude more heavyweight and vastly more error-prone than using a
language with simple, clear semantics.
Predictable code behaviour is good.
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