constant in python?

Paul Rubin phr-n2001 at
Sun Aug 19 10:01:51 CEST 2001

"Brian Quinlan" <brian at> writes:
> If you believe that then Python might not be the language for you. The
> problem with enforcing privacy is that the designer can seldom
> anticipate all of the possible uses of their code and placing arbitrary
> access restriction can make it impossible for the user to accomplish
> their task.

Nonetheless, that's the desired outcome sometimes.  Any networked
system has to include security features the whole POINT of which is to
make certain "tasks" impossible.  Anyway, the RExec/Bastion package
seems to accomplish what is needed, pretty much.

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