[Python-ideas] (no subject)

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 18:07:42 EDT 2016

On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 3:36 PM, Keith Curtis <keithcu at gmail.com> wrote:
> As for WebAssembly, if their security is done mostly via their virtual
> machine, then they won't be able to separate it. However, if Python in
> the browser can't enable optional access Numpy, etc., then it will be
> missing the best reasons to use it. Sometimes security can destroy
> utility. Just because there are some untrustworthy websites doesn't
> mean all must be.

How do you propose to ascertain whether the website the user is
visiting is trustworthy? Ask the user whether they trust the author?
This sounds like it has great potential to be the security disaster of
signed Java applets all over again.

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