Thanks for the info.
> [Original Message] > From: Toad <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Date: 3/12/2004 10:58:04 AM > Subject: Re: [freenet-support] need a program to crawl links in freenet > > On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 05:09:09PM -0500, Nicholas Sturm wrote: > > Please provide reference to a good glossary. > > > > > > I tried it (in a sandbox Linux account, which is absoltely the minimum > > > precaution anyone should take if running code downloaded from an > > > untrusted anonymous source) and it seems to work pretty nicely. > > > > Is sandbox just Linux term or does it have broader application? > > It basically means a sort of virtual computer within the computer, the > idea being to limit the damage that can be done by untrusted code. An > example would be, if you download some software that might be useful but > you don't know whether it is safe, you might run it on a spare PC that > isn't connected to the others and doesn't do anything else. A sandbox > does the same thing but in software: you can run untrusted code, in a > box, where it can't inflict too much harm on the rest of the system. > User Mode Linux is a popular way to do this on linux, and is used for > some hosting systems. On Windows... VMWare would be an option, perhaps. > -- > Matthew J Toseland - [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Freenet Project Official Codemonkey - http://freenetproject.org/ > ICTHUS - Nothing is impossible. Our Boss says so. _______________________________________________ Support mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://news.gmane.org/gmane.network.freenet.support Unsubscribe at http://dodo.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support Or mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]