How security holes happen

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Mon Mar 3 23:50:24 CET 2014

On 03/03/2014 22:25, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 9:19 AM, Cameron Simpson <cs at> wrote:
>> On 03Mar2014 09:17, Neal Becker <ndbecker2 at> wrote:
>>>   Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris at> Wrote in message:
>>> Imo the lesson here is never write in low level c. Use modern
>>>   languages with well designed exception handling.
>> What, and rely on someone else's low level C?
> Someone needs to port Python to LISP.
> And then write a LISP interpreter in JavaScript.
> And an ECMAScript engine in Pike.
> And a Pike interpreter in Java.
> And a Java run-time written in ActionScript.
> It's turtles all the way down...
> ChrisA

Or write every language in Applescript which has 42 not very obvious 
ways of doing each and everything.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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