killing thread ?

Paul Rubin phr-n2003b at
Fri Jan 24 20:11:51 CET 2003

Tim Peters < at> writes:
> > It is currently not possible to write a secure sandbox in
> > Python.  I'm not sure if you can call that a bug; it's certainly
> > unfortunate.
> Just curious: does there exist a programming language in which it is
> possible do this?  If so, who guarantees it, and via what kind of
> validation process?

That's the claim for javascript as used in web browsers.  People keep
finding holes, but they do tend to get patched pretty fast.

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