in reply to Re^2: Preferred Scripting Language to Embed?
in thread Preferred Scripting Language to Embed?
As someone who's supporting legacy VBScript apps, I can tell you that it does allow file operations; indeed, one of the first things I wrote for one app in question was a very basic logging tool. I suspect JS, outside of browser sandboxing, allows similar activities.
Indeed, I support the idea of you sandboxing the scripting language over trying to find a Turing-complete language with the attributes in question. Sandboxing seems to be "the way" to corral such users, esp. since few languages are restricted in the way you're looking for.
----Asim, known to some as Woodrow.