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

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Wed Jun 28 18:59:51 CEST 2006

On 6/27/06, Bill Janssen <janssen at parc.com> wrote:
> > The plan is to allow pure Python code to be embedded into web pages like
> > JavaScript.  I am not going for the applet approach like Java.
> Java support is now just a plug-in.  Should be easy to make a Python
> plug-in system that works the same way.  If only we had a GUI... :-)

Yep, it would be.  Then again, Mark Hammond has already done a bunch of work
for pyXPCOM, so getting Python compiled right into Firefox itself shouldn't
be too bad.

If this really takes off, will probably want both: get into Firefox, but
have an extension for pre-existing installations.

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