Micah Stevens wrote:
Bastien Koert wrote:
Not commenting on the appropriateness or security of the eval
function. Merely offering a possible path. It is up to the OP to
decide if that solution is the correct one.
I would accept that if you'd mentioned, or at least hinted at the
issues that need to be addressed when using eval. You didn't so I
thought it needed to be pointed out. I think we, as a community,
have a responsibility to point out the potential security and
stability pitfalls of the possible solutions we provide. But that's
Last time I handed someone a rope, I didn't tell them to not hang
Then you assumed they knew what a rope was and that it's generally a
bad idea to use it to suspend themselves in the air by their neck.
Likewise you assumed the OP knew that eval was dangerous.
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