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If your world is limited, and almost all you do is being a web monkey, by all means, drone yourself to always use taint.

I only use taint if my program has to potential to do something the caller isn't able to - and if the caller is potentially hostile. But I write a large numbers of programs that run under the same privileges the user already has.

I think one should always think whether you should use taint mode or not. And use it when appropriate. Neither "always use taint" nor "never use taint" appeals to me.

In reply to Re: To taint or not to taint? by JavaFan
in thread To taint or not to taint? by clinton

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