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From Joe Bowser <bows...@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 21:15:36 GMT
I don't know why this is needed, to be honest.  I'll ask in the ticket.

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 12:52 PM, Simon MacDonald
<simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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