a future caller alternative ?

Andrea Giammarchi andrea.giammarchi at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 19:40:27 PDT 2013

I'll read that, cheers

On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 6:48 PM, Domenic Denicola <
domenic at domenicdenicola.com> wrote:

> From: Andrea Giammarchi
> > if I do not return that function explicitly and since I own that
> function being the one that put a `caller` inside it where is exactly the
> problem ... once again?
> > If I've passed that object I could also argue that object should not be
> modified until I decide. There's no mechanism to drop a temporarily frozen
> state because I've sent the object I trust to another function.
> > I've created that bloody pie, who better than me can decide or suggest
> when and how to use it?
> > If you call unknown functions inside your code, the fact there is a
> caller is actually the last problem you might have, isn't it?
> In general, Andrea, I think you'd be well-served to read up on the OCAP
> resources that Mark Miller linked to a few replies ago:
> https://mail.mozilla.org/pipermail/es-discuss/2013-March/029039.html
> You do seem to be missing some fundamental principles of OCAP, as
> exemplified by lines like those quoted above. It's really hurting how
> you're perceived on this list, because you are just forging ahead with your
> objections and agenda without doing the necessary background reading to
> understand the setting in which your questions need to be framed. Even if
> you object to OCAP in principle, you clearly haven't spent much time
> looking into it, so it's hard to take your objections seriously.
> I realize you're probably busy and reading those articles and watching
> those videos will consume a decent amount of your time, but, well, you're
> consuming the time of a lot of people on this list. We're all
> well-intentioned here and are generally happy to spend our time guiding you
> toward understanding, but there's only so much exposition we can do on such
> a broad subject. It will be a much more productive dialogue once you ground
> yourself in the basic concepts underlying ECMAScript's chosen security
> model, and we can discuss from that foundation.
> Cheers!
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