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

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Wed Jun 28 21:45:39 CEST 2006

On 6/28/06, Bill Janssen <janssen at parc.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> Of course, that's the road Sun first went down with Java, and that
> turned out not-so-well for them.  I think the plug-in approach may be
> stronger (but admittedly more limited), as lots of plug-ins work with
> many different browsers, thus encouraging page designers to actually
> use them.

Right.  As I have said, for widespread use an extension will be needed.

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