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Aitch


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PostPosted: Wed 10 Dec 2008, 08:05    Post_subject:  google gears in puppy
Sub_title: firefox pet add on
 

maybe been seen before, but...

as it says,
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File this under "why didn't I think of it before?"


http://www.insidesocal.com/click/2008/06/installing-google-gears-in-pup.html

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PostPosted: Wed 10 Dec 2008, 09:40    Post_subject:  

I think this kind of thing should *really* be avoided

since the trend at google these days is to create a way for native x86 code to run in the browser

I don't think gears does this yet... but does anyone remember activeX and word doc viruses?

one of the main reasons Linux is safe ks because of good design choices don't mess it up by running really insecure code

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PostPosted: Wed 10 Dec 2008, 12:30    Post_subject:  

Yep, good comment, cb88

I did hesitate, & am not endorsing it

It's just my habit to post 'interesting articles'

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PostPosted: Wed 10 Dec 2008, 23:23    Post_subject:  

I agree it is cool but javascript is bad enough .. Smile

imagine if you opened a webpage and it deleted all your files in ~./

of course im sure google would try to prevent somehting like that from happening but there is always a weak place a hacker can figure out how to exploit

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