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[ALLY] Launch security? Re:

From: brian:hawley:bigfoot at: 21-Aug-2000 11:46

Frank ([fsievert--uos--de]) wrote:
>I think that launch is not a really good idea. What happens, when I say > > launch {-s --do "do"} > >in my REB site. This would allow me to kick away all of the security, >wouldn't it?
Yes, it would. I wrote about this last Friday on the rebol list, message #304082: "A small security hole REBOL, and a huge one!". Take a look at that thread, it's interesting reading. In reply, Jeff at REBOL Tech wrote:
>Launch, at least in its present form, will not likely be in >the regular distribution. It went out in the windows view >version by accident. > >The security risks of modifiable REBOL code will be best >dealt with by modules. Untrusted REBOL code can evaluate in >a module prevented from affecting the surrounding execution >environment.
Sounds like good news, doesn't it? Brian Hawley