Interesting Articles

Saturday January 27th, 2001

Asa Dotzler writes in with pointers to a couple of interesting articles at and He says the Scott Andrews article is definitely worth reading and if you're looking for something of a lower 'slashdot-esque' quality then check out the rant at freshmeat.

#12 Re: Flash, JavaScript and Java rant (Very very lon

by benb <>

Tuesday January 30th, 2001 4:41 AM

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Generally, I agree.

> for example anyone with 2 brain cells and Cut and Paste javascript > code can rip emial addresses from your browser via javascript code.

If that's really true for Mozilla, file a bug, component Security, severity major, and cc me (ben.bucksch at

> the latest Mozilla milestones all seem to have had js disabled by default.

They have JS in Mailnews disabled by default, but enabled for Nav (I think).

> Java is fairly OK compared to the two afore-mentioned horrors

Actually, there have been quite a lot of bugs in the Java implementation or its hookup in the browser.