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- Subject: Re: Turing-incomplete Lua?
- From: Matt Hellige <matt@...>
- Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 22:55:10 -0600
[Asko Kauppi <firstname.lastname@example.org>]
> Imho, this is not a question of Turing-to-or-not but of proper
> sandboxing, right? I mean, if there's absolutely no way the program
> can contact outside world (read files etc.) then what harm could
> turingness possibly do?
Presumably you don't want to allow configuration files to cause
infinite loops... You could probably address that with a simple
timeout in most cases, and use sandboxing for the stuff you mention.
Matt Hellige email@example.com