Re: Script codes

From: Nathan L. Adams <nadams_at_ieee_dot_org>
Date: Thu Jan 05 2006 - 21:01:18 CST

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charlie strauss wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
>>From: David Jefferson <>
>>The prohibition on interpreted code is in section 4.2.2 of the 2002
>>FEC standards.
>>4.2.2 Software Integrity
>>Where the development environment (programming language and
>>development tools)
>>includes the following features, the software shall provide controls
>>to prevent accidental or deliberate attempts to replace executable code:
>> Unbounded arrays or strings (includes buffers used to move data);
>> Pointer variables; and
>> Dynamic memory allocation and management.
> Yikes. in addition to the prohibition on dynamically linked code, the last three items would seem to exclude Python would they not?

Every programming language has those features (or they should). Ada
tries really hard to prevent the first and second, but it can be done.
The clause is just saying that your app just has to be aware of the
dangers associated with those features and has to try to prevent abuse.


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