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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: arch roadmap 1 (and "what's tom up to")

From: Robert Collins
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: arch roadmap 1 (and "what's tom up to")
Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2004 08:16:37 +1000

On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 07:27, Jeremy Shaw wrote:

> (1) You probably don't have a haskell interpreter installed
> (2) You probably don't trust me to run abitrary code on your system
> But, if tla has a built-in VM, with a reasonable security module, both
> problems are solved:
> (1) I can distribute the script as a pre-compiled byte-code, so even
>     if you don't have a haskell->furth compiler, you can still run the
>     script.
> (2) You can rest assured that my script isn't doing anything malicious
>     (by only allowing by untrusted scripts to execute safe commands in
>     a sandbox).

I don't recall seeing sandbox mentioned in Tom's papers. Did I miss it?
Or are presuming that that is a intended & desired feature?

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