A Python application server?
Irmen de Jong
irmen at -NOSPAM-REMOVETHIS-xs4all.nl
Mon Jun 2 20:42:57 CEST 2003
Evan Simpson wrote:
> Duncan Smith wrote:
>> "Java is the only mainstream technology that adds the required level of
>> safety for code travelling around a network, and the flexibility to
>> our own controls, regardless of the operating system being used."
> This is one of Zope's core features. Scripts, Documents, Methods, and
> Templates (the various sorts of programmable object in Zope) are all
> constrained by Zope's security policies. You can give a totally
> untrusted user the ability to use Python code, and the worst they can do
> to your server is deny service.
What I know of Zope is that it still runs the Python-code or Python-enhanced
pages on the server. There's nothing like "code travelleing around the
network". (not that I would advise to do that, like java applets, but I was
just wondering about this response about Zope...)
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