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- Subject: Re: Progress on MediaWiki Integration with Lua 5.1
- From: Patrick Donnelly <batrick@...>
- Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 23:25:28 -0500
On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 8:44 AM, Brad Jorsch <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Part of security in our case is performance and resource usage; we'd need to
> make sure someone can't somehow abuse coroutines to bypass the CPU or memory
> limits in our sandbox.
It looks like to me you are using ulimit for that. I don't see a
problem with keeping coroutines in.
> If you have a compelling use case for coroutines in the context of MediaWiki
> and Scribunto, let us know.
Advanced iterators alone should be sufficient reason to include
coroutines. I wrote a few brief words on this in the Nmap book's
section on parallelism:
- Patrick Donnelly