Safe Languages :-)

Joshua Goodall joshua at
Sun Apr 4 20:08:00 CDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 07:12:09PM +1000, Scott Penrose wrote:
> Anyway - Obviously what ever I choose they are mostly limited in that 
> they are restricted to general programming with only a very basic input 
> and output (at this stage a single line of input and plain text output 
> - or generation of a graphic).
> Ideas welcome :-)

A architecturally safe model would be to run it via a plugin in
the client browser, and not on the server at all.  This obviates
the need for a perfectly implemented server-side compartment.

E.g. activestate's Tcl dev kit has just such a plugin:

Quickly googling, I didn't find one for Perl.


Joshua Goodall                           "as modern as tomorrow afternoon"
joshua at                                       - FW109
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