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Re^3: Never, never, never

by theorbtwo (Prior)
on Apr 22, 2005 at 19:57 UTC ( #450562=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Never, never, never
in thread Never, never, never

On the other hand, that is exactly the point of a REPL (Read Evaluate Print Loop), like as perl -de1.

There is a time and a place for everything -- but times when you should eval unchecked user input are fairly rare rel to the number of times that it looks like it might be a good idea.

For example, interactive agents of mine often have an "evaluate this" command... but only if they are single-user, or first check if it is me.


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