[Ironruby-core] "Taint" and (internal) copy constructors

Curt Hagenlocher curt at hagenlocher.org
Thu Oct 25 11:25:37 EDT 2007


On 10/25/07, Charles Oliver Nutter <charles.nutter at sun.com> wrote:
>
>
> JRuby mimics this behavior, but we've debated just kicking taint and
> SAFE out the window. They're not provably safe (even in MRI), so they're
> almost certainly unsafe...and woah, the overhead.
>
> Most folks using JRuby now just assume neither work.


Both taint and frozen have a very 90s Perl feel to them :).  Being new to
Ruby, I have absolutely no feel for how often they're used (with CRuby).

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Curt Hagenlocher
curt at hagenlocher.org
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