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Re: lynx-dev new protocols

From: Carlton Anderson
Subject: Re: lynx-dev new protocols
Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2002 17:04:46 -0800 (PST)

--- David Woolley <address@hidden> wrote:
> >     BROWSER_SCRIPT_EXEC:alert("Hello there");
> This is javascript:, which is considered an abuse of the URL mechanism,
> but using a non-standard scripting language.

What would be a more appropriate solution?

> Generally, all these options need strong sandboxing, to avoid security
> problems - it's the failure to successfully sandbox Javascript that
> results in many of the problems with IE.

In NS 4.7 JavaScript is relatively safe. 
What problems are you referring to?

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