[erlang-questions] Two beautiful programs - or web programming made easy
Sat Feb 12 15:29:09 CET 2011
On 2011-02-12, at 14:03 , Joe Armstrong wrote:
> As I see it the web is predominantly built with one concurrency pattern.
> A client (web browser) can do an RPC to a server
> We can't (easily)
> do an RPC from the server to the client
> send an asynchronous message from server to client
> send an asynchronous message from the client to the server
> Turning web sockets off for security reasons is stupid.
> The solution is to sandbox the thing that receives the messages
> or if unsandboxed strongly authenticate the messages.
I don't follow you here. You're saying it's OK to release broken standards (even though they're fixable) and asserting that every implementor should go through the process of creating his own broken sandbox which will fail to be correctly secured?
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