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Re: java security concerns
Aleph One writes:
> Iam sorry I dont fallow your logic. You find Postscript files
> save because you can set up the interpreter to ignore Postscript commands
> to write to files and execute programms (check the CIAC alerts), yet
> you find Java applets insecure even when you can set up the same
> restrictions and more under HotJava (and hopefully Netscape)?
> That does not compute.
Yes it does.
To (perhaps over)simplify my point, the Java interpreter cannot be
stripped of all i/o capabilities and still remain useful. I can
physically remove all the "dangerous" calls from a Postscript
interpreter and still have it be useful.