Plugin architecture; was: [sldev] Avatar list ready for testing!

dirk husemann hud at
Thu Feb 22 06:43:53 PST 2007

dirk husemann wrote:
> [...]
> you could even make the port number random: the client (or prelude
> script) picks a random available port number, passes that in to the
> secondlife client, and also as a startup argument to the plugins. add a
> randomized password (generated anew for each SL session) and pass that
> in to the client and plugins and it becomes rather difficult to run an
> JS XMLHTTPRequest attack...
and you could even write that information out to a
.secondlife/plugin-socket file (if you wanted to) and then start
additional plugins after client startup!


dr dirk husemann, pervasive computing, ibm zurich research lab
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