Is Eval *always* Evil?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Thu Nov 11 03:55:51 CET 2010


In message <mailman.847.1289443207.2218.python-list at python.org>, Robert Kern 
wrote:

> Well, the key reason he is using strings is so that he can easily slap on
> a Django admin UI to allow certain users to add new expressions. lambdas
> don't help with that.

Provded you can trust the users who are allowed to add such expressions, 
it’s probably all right.



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