[opensource-dev] Client-side scripting in Snowglobe
tateru.nino at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 19:06:25 PST 2010
Okay, so which one of these is the Lab thinking about, then? That'll
settle a lot of debate right there.
On 20/02/2010 2:00 PM, Argent Stonecutter wrote:
> 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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