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Re: ANN: Widget Tester 10.0

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  • Douglas Crockford
    ... JSLINT likes being in a sandbox. All it needs is a source text. It does not need, and should not be given, access to the network, the file system, or the
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 11, 2011
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      --- In jslint_com@yahoogroups.com, "Merlin" <g7awz@...> wrote:
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      > In response to recently expressed concerns:
      >
      > "Widget Tester by its very nature requires full access to the user's computer.
      > Recent versions have had an option to download and run the latest version of
      > JSLint from the JSLint website. If the JSLint website or the Directory Name
      > Service (DNS) were to be compromised, there would be a risk of running untrusted
      > code. For that reason, Widget Tester now runs JSLint in a sandbox with only
      > limited access to the user's file system.
      >
      > Widget Tester installs an auxiliary Widget, JSLint Sandbox, in the user's
      > Widgets Folder. JSLint Sandbox is started automatically by Widget Tester."
      >
      > Widget Tester 10.0 can be downloaded from http://tinyurl.com/5unocx .


      JSLINT likes being in a sandbox. All it needs is a source text. It does not need, and should not be given, access to the network, the file system, or the UI. JSLINT would be happy as a worker service.
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