[Twisted-Python] pb.Copyable, round trip objects, and untrusted clients

Christopher Armstrong radix at twistedmatrix.com
Fri May 21 01:12:27 EDT 2004

Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-05-20 at 23:46, David Ripton wrote:
>>The security issues in Copyable / Cacheable should knock me off this 
>>particular fence for long enough to have enough code written that I'm
>>unwilling to climb back up.
> Keep in mind that you still might get an unexpected object (a dict where
> you expect a list) and if you're tossing around large amounts of state
> that's potentially a problem.  The security issues are not with Copyable
> or Cacheable in particular.

Just so it's clear, this is what I was trying to say as one of the 
points in my last message, near the end, but I might not have said it in 
quite a politic or coherent way :)

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