If your were going to program a game...

Aaron Brady castironpi at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 23:24:02 CET 2009


On Jan 1, 2:55 pm, "Chris Rebert" <c... at rebertia.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 12:24 PM, excord80 <excor... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Jan 1, 2:37 pm, Kay Schluehr <kay.schlu... at gmx.net> wrote:
>
> >> There is no solution to this problem from a Python perspective. Do
> >> what everyone does right now: [snip]
>
> > It still surprises me that no one has implemented the solution for
> > this yet.
>
> > Maybe it's harder than it seems, but it *seeems* like it's just a
> > matter of telling Firefox, "hey, when you see this special html
> > element that tells you to run this python code from the web, do it".
> > Then have FF load up a python interpreter, sandbox it somehow (that
> > is, limit it to only a safe subset of its std lib), it runs the code
>
> The "sandbox it somehow" part is significantly harder than you seem to
> believe it would be. Python tried previously with the rexec and
> Bastion modules, but they were found to be irreparably flawed and thus
> were removed.

Suppose you compiled a version with no file type and a reduced os
module?



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