[REBOL] Re: PROTECT bug
From: rotenca:telvia:it at: 8-Dec-2001 20:19
> >> set in obj 'a 3
> ** Script Error: Word a is protected, cannot modify.
> ** Where: set in obj 'a 3
> >> obj/a: 3
> == 3
> which looks like a bug to me...
> Anyone sent it to feedback?
Yes, I sent exactly the same thing. Here it is the answer (#6864):
This is known. However, an important note is that protect is not a
security feature. It does not stop amnything from doing an
UNPROTECT. It is meant as a tool to help prevent scripts from
overwriting system critical functions or data.