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From Simon MacDonald <simon.macdon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] CB-1062 : Should a plugin be able to get an instance of any plugin via plugin manager?
Date Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:52:16 GMT
That's my question, why do we need this?

Simon Mac Donald
http://hi.im/simonmacdonald


On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 3:46 PM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org> wrote:

> I don't think there's any such thing as an untrusted plugin when you're
> talking about letting it include whatever source it wants in your project.
>
> I think this request is reasonable, but I'd also be curious to know what
> the use-cases are.
>
>
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 3:15 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hey
> >
> > So, this was a feature request and I can see how it can be useful, but
> > I can also see how an untrusted plugin can go and totally screw with
> > other plugins.  I know that we basically assume that developers who
> > use plugins know what they are doing, but after all the times we broke
> > plugins we know that this definitely isn't the case.  So, how do
> > people feel about this issue? Should we punt it and say that it's a
> > security risk because application devs can't read Java, or do we allow
> > it and warn plugin developers.
> >
> > Any thoughts?
> >
> > Joe
> >
>

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