[Python-Dev] doc for new restricted execution design for Python

Jim Jewett jimjjewett at gmail.com
Tue Jun 27 19:06:27 CEST 2006

On 6/27/06, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> My worry with this is that by providing checking functions that just return
> true or false that people will rely on those too much and have logic errors
> in their check and let security holes develop.  That is why the checking
> functions as they stand now are macros that do the error return for you.

Using a macro that returns an Error is OK.  (Well, from this
perspective; it might be a problem for reference leaks.)

I just want a single call that does my erroring out, instead of two
separate calls depending on whether the interpreter is trusted.


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