Re: Local program exection in WWW browsers

Sarr Blumson <>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 1994 18:51:27 --100
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Subject: Re: Local program exection in WWW browsers 
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Paul Everitt says:  
  I tried some searches for safe-tcl (I looked in the TCL FAQ, veronica,
  comp.lang.tcl, etc) for some info, as it has been mentioned as a 
  Can someone "in the know" explain what makes it applicable for a
  client-side scripting environment?

Description: Incoming email processing tool based on Tcl.  Software
        also available which can build MIME messages and send them.
        Incoming email processing includes ability to execute
        encapsulated Tcl programs at delivery or upon viewing.

The idea is that safe-tcl restricts the language to things that are guaranteed 
to be safe; there's a paper talking about this at some length in the package.
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