Proposal: project hooks and policies

Jonathan S. Shapiro shap at eros-os.com
Thu Mar 6 04:29:23 CST 2008


On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 15:22 -0500, Paul Franz wrote:
> 
> Jonathan S. Shapiro wrote:
> >
> > Security is provided by the fact that the user can delete or comment out
> > (or simply never add) the rcpath entry, in which case the imported HGRC
> > will not be loaded and none of its directives will have any effect.
> >
> >
> > Reactions?
> >
> >
> >   
> Sounds like a good idea. How do you plan on handling cross platform 
> issues? Like Linux vs. Windows.

Two possibilities:

1. Do hooks and extensions in a cross-platform programming language,
e.g. python.

2. Maintain distinct policy repositories for the two platforms. Let the
end user pick the repo by choosing the appropriate binding
specification.



shap



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