[opensource-dev] Client-side scripting in Snowglobe
secret.argent at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 19:00:48 PST 2010
On 2010-02-19, at 01:16, Ricky wrote:
> I suspect that there are two things being discussed here without
> distinction: Client scripting, and client extensions. Confusing the
> two is easy.
> Client-side scripting SHOULD be sandboxed, and in a controlled set
> Client extensions, or alternatively named as "plugins", would be
> modules that can be plugged in and out of the client and run /as if/
> they were a part of the client. Think of browser add-ons/plugins/
> Client side scripts could (read might be, could possibly, needs
> further thought, etc.) be given permission to be loaded in by worn
> items automatically. Other objects would likely need to request
> permission via a security warning.
> Client extensions would have to be downloaded and installed
> externally; not delivered in-world. These would truly be programs
> on your computer, and should be treated as such.
> Just my thoughts hoping for a clearer discussion.
A very good summary. Thank you.
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