New to Python: Features

Cameron Laird claird at lairds.us
Tue Oct 5 14:08:10 CEST 2004


In article <mailman.4321.1096958551.5135.python-list at python.org>,
Richard Blackwood  <richardblackwood at cloudthunder.com> wrote:
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>>They can be useful, but they are a great way to introduce security
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>Is that a limitation of the language (the security holes I mean)?
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I guess so.  'Depends on what "limitation" means to you.
It's an equal limitation of C that it's convenient for
device drivers, because device-driver construction is
inherently a perilous enterprise.



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