Module isolation

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Mon Jan 18 09:57:22 PST 2010


On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 9:00 AM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com> wrote:

> On Jan 18, 2010, at 8:51 AM, Mark S. Miller wrote:
>
> Tobie et al. may want to, but I know many *users* of Prototype who do not.
>> We're talking about a large number of actual uses, some of which might want
>> to migrate into a module, not necessarily be used cross-module. The cost of
>> doing so is low if primordials in that module can be mutated. It goes way up
>> if they can't.
>>
>> Huh? I don't understand this. If they wish to be in the same
> mutated-primordial-sandbox as Prototype, as you indicate and seems likely,
> then it would not help them if Prototype were packaged as a module
>
>
> No, I wrote "migrate into a module" meaning be part of the inside of a
> module -- not be packaged as a module.
>
> I don't get it. What do you have in mind?




> /be
>
> and modules were the unit of primordial-mutation-sandboxing. Why should
> they not just load the existing Prototype into their frame the old fashioned
> way?
>
> Or, yes, they could do the Valija thing, in order to multiplex a frame
> among multiple sandboxes. But a Valija sandbox is not a module. I think
> we're confusing levels.
>
> /be
>>
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