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Re^2: Safe wrapper for user regex?

by Anonymous Monk
on Mar 26, 2013 at 16:43 UTC ( #1025557=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Safe wrapper for user regex?
in thread Safe wrapper for user regex?

Are you unconcerned with the likes of rm -rf....

That is kind of what Safe prevents

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Re^3: Safe wrapper for user regex?
by ww (Bishop) on Mar 26, 2013 at 17:13 UTC
    True. My oversight... so ++ for taking the time to point that out. Thank you. However, my entire answer sort of failed to even hint at what should, perhaps, have been my point, which is (no frills): "It's often better to think about what to allow, and permit only that set, rather than trying to tin-over all the rat holes."

    If you didn't program your executable by toggling in binary, it wasn't really programming!

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