shawn wilson writes:I think that this problem arises with EVERY and EACH programming
> The problems with java come from allowing untrusted compiled code to
> run natively on your machine (WebStart).
You trust Debian software packages because you trust Debian, not because
of the programming language they are written in.
> Web services, databases,
A web service running in a language that is vulnerable to exploits
leveraging malfunction of the code handling the service (i.e. not
runnning in a virtual machine like JVM or CLR) are dangerous indeed.
Database access done in a sloppy way may be dangerous.
For Android is false, there are known episodes of malicious apps
> Android apps, etc don't have this issue.
slipping in the app markets.
And maybe you use eval() type functions. A door that must be carefully
> (and I like scripting languages better anyway).
secured aganst potentially hostile code.
You say taht you don't like Java culture, and this is the only thing
that holds, since what you like or dislike are something you and only
you can and is entitled to choose.
As for myself, Java has something I like and other things I don't.
As for any language.
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