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> Hmmm... Seems to me that the poll is just saying that 3/4 don't know it.

true, which answers the "when not" for 75%

More often than not 5/2% Occasionally 21/7% Never 48/16% What is taint mode? 219/75%

But ...

> And 2/3 of the rest also use it.

I think you misread the 16%.

So (almost) 2/3 of the rest is NOT using it.

edit

Anyway I don't think this is a good poll anyway.

There was no option for "always"

And if someone is not writing code dealing with untrusted input he'll rightfully say never.

Not all of us are web-devs, a decent survey would break that down on usage patterns.

FWIW: PM-Polls are mostly for fun, not information ...

Cheers Rolf
(addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
Wikisyntax for the Monastery


In reply to Re^2: When not to use taint mode by LanX
in thread When not to use taint mode by Bod

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