Re: ANN: Widget Tester 10.0
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Merlin" <g7awz@...> wrote:
>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.
> 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 .