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Re: LYNX-DEV lynx and perl

From: Larry W. Virden, x2487
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV lynx and perl
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 1997 17:11:13 -0400

From: Chris Maden <address@hidden>

> [Klaus Schilling]
> > > Is it feasible to embed a perl interpreter into Lynx and then let
> > > it interprete perl5-scripts in html-pages ,enclosed in suitable
> > > script -tags?  Maybe a pipe to the standard perl interpreter would
> > > serve for the same purpose.  The safety risk is sure huge,
> > > anyways.
> That's putting it mildly.  I think this would be a *very* bad idea,
> unless someone defines a safe PerlScript subset or something.

Someone's been there and done that - see Penguin ...
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