Ruby/Python/REXX as a MUCK scripting language

Cameron Laird claird at lairds.us
Sat Nov 25 11:53:35 CET 2006


In article <7fN9h.3177$tM1.1699 at newsread1.news.pas.earthlink.net>,
Dennis Lee Bieber  <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>On Fri, 24 Nov 2006 18:11:21 -0600, Tony Belding <zobeid at techie.com>
>declaimed the following in comp.lang.python:
>
>> the security issue that really worries me. . .  I have to be able to 
>> limit what the interpreter can execute.  I can't have my users running 
>
>	That is going to be the killer... Python no-longer ships with a
>"secure sandbox" module, because there were always ways to work around
>it.
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Tcl's the one language in this area that has gone the farthest
with its "safe interpreter" <URL: http://wiki.tcl.tk/4204 >,
and Tcl is well-supported under Mac OS.



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