Re: Java On-Line Compiler
From: Alex Hunsley (lard_at_tardis.ed.ac.molar.uk)
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 10:50:52 +0000
Andrew Thompson wrote:
> "ak" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> | > The on-line compiler is an excellent way to
> | > check that code is 'self-contained', as well
> | > as being small - the page will only accept
> | > source files up to 10Kb.
> | What I miss is possibility to start generated class file.
> | Job for your Launcher.
> I was looking into this, but unfortunately
> there are dangers to allowing code to be
> run straight off the server, even if it is
> contained within the applet security
> sandbox at the user end.
> After all, it's easy to make an irritatingly
> recursive Applet that works completely
> within the confines of the sandbox.
> I shudder to imagine what malevolent
> people could come up with if they set
> their nasty little minds to it.. :-(
Just what I was thinking - you *don't* want to be running any pasted in
code on your server :)
You can bet your bottom dollar someone would abuse it.