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From Anthony Green <gr...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: State of the World (it's security)
Date Tue, 10 May 2005 02:35:59 GMT
On Mon, 2005-05-09 at 21:59 -0400, Bob wrote:
>   If you wish to develop a 
> protocol in which (potentially malicious) code can be WRITTEN on 
> computer A, then SENT to computer B and run in a sandbox in a secure 
> and flexible manner as determined by the administrator of System B
> ---- 
> then there is NO open source project that will support that 
> functionality, nor is there currently any open source project that 
> intends to build that functionality.  Not GCJ.  Not Kaffee.  

We intend to have this functionality in GCJ, and much has already been
done this past year to get us closer to this goal (specifically, the
ability to run gcjwebplugin safely
( http://www.nongnu.org/gcjwebplugin/ )).   


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