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Re: Debian two-factor auth, GSoC?

On Thu, 11 Apr 2013, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Sandboxing programming languages is very difficult; most languages
> don't even attempt it. Perl used to have a sandboxing module and
> gave up on it because it was too hard, thus making it even less
> secure than Java in that specific respect, but no one calls it a
> security nightmare.

It still exists; it's called Safe. It works fairly well, but it's
really hard to balance actually being able to execute code that does
anything useful with maintaining security.

Don Armstrong

I'd never hurt another living thing.
But if I did...
It would be you.
 -- Chris Bishop  http://www.chrisbishop.com/her/archives/her69.html

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