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Date: 2002-02-20 (16:50)
From: Martin Jambon <m.jambon@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Safe Caml for online teaching
On Wed, 20 Feb 2002, Alain Frisch wrote:

> What you describe seems to be overkill for the purpose. You could simply
> build a toplevel with a restricted standard library (without interaction
> with the OS and without unsafe operations like Obj), disabled directives,
> and use a wrapper to kill the toplevel when some timeout expires.
> What's wrong with this ?

Nothing's wrong with this in fact.
The only difference is that the user wouldn't know which values are really
unbound and which are simply discarded for security purposes.


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