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- Subject: Re: Bytecode: Safe or not? / luac manual
- From: Sean Conner <sean@...>
- Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2011 15:59:09 -0400
It was thus said that the Great Stefan Reich once stated:
> By total mobility I mean an infrastructure of freely available
> computation servers, open for everyone. Open like the WWW, email and
> public streets.
> For that, we need to run code from untrusted sources. If we require
> trusted sources all the time, we cannot expand the system the way I
> want it to expand.
I think what you want is "botnets". They exist and from what I
understand, one can rent time on such botnets. Programs move from system to
system and most of the time, the code running is from untrusted sources.
-spc (On the downside, botnets are typically Windows machines, but I