comments? storing a function in an object

Aahz aahz at
Sat Jul 25 10:33:52 EDT 2009

In article <20efdb6a-c1a5-47dc-8546-7c4ae548e22d at>,
Carl Banks  <pavlovevidence at> wrote:
>On Jul 22, 8:38=A0pm, a... at (Aahz) wrote:
>> In article <f3d88edf-b5d3-43e4-89a3-b05ef0f55... at p28g2000vbn.googlegroups=
>> Carl Banks =A0<pavlovevide... at> wrote:
>>>You have to be REALLY REALLY careful not to pass any user-supplied
>>>data to it if this is a server running on your computer, of course.
>> Unless, of course, your users are paying for this service.
>Well, yes, but I assume that by the time you're deliberately letting
>users pay to run their programs on your server, you will already have
>deployed a full-blown, multi-tiered security strategy that includes
>validation by the server process.  That was sort of beyond the scope
>of the OP's question.

That's not necessarily a good assumption.
Aahz (aahz at           <*>

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