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Re: java security concerns

Perry E. Metzger writes:
 > To (perhaps over)simplify my point, the Java interpreter cannot be
 > stripped of all i/o capabilities and still remain useful. 

?!?  What if all I give you is a couple of Java classes that write to
a frame buffer, and that frame buffer is the screen (or your 24-pin
dot matrix printer or whatever)?

 > I can
 > physically remove all the "dangerous" calls from a Postscript
 > interpreter and still have it be useful.

I don't see the difference.  An interpreter is an interpreter.

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