Another scripting language implemented into Python itself?
claird at lairds.us
Tue Jan 25 18:08:06 EST 2005
In article <mailman.1296.1106682706.22381.python-list at python.org>,
Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>worrying about Python security seems superfluous. Why worry, for instance,
>about os.unlink when the user can just do the same much easier in a text or
It's an apt question--and one with several answers. I'll
hint at the range by observing that part of security has
to do with prevention not of malicious acts, but of common
mistakes. I entirely agree with you that it's crucial to
think of wider context, and whether a particular choice's
costs are worth its benefits.
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