[Python-ideas] Fwd: Any chance on (slowly) deprecating `eval` and `exec` as builtins?

Zero Piraeus schesis at gmail.com
Tue Nov 7 20:32:58 EST 2017


On 7 November 2017 at 18:53, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> I find it dubious to claim that these functions are dangerous to beginners.
> The dangers are related to attacks on servers that are exposed to the
> internet and beginners have no business running servers.

I can't be the only one whose experience is that it's very often those
with the least business running servers that actually do run them,



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