Re: Re: Re: Re: New Web Site for Mathematica Users using WikiMedia

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg54006] Re: [mg53998] Re: [mg53956] Re: [mg53929] Re: New Web Site for Mathematica Users using WikiMedia*From*: Ian Roberts <mathgroup at quantica.com.au>*Date*: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 03:12:50 -0500 (EST)*References*: <ctni1a$eu2$1@smc.vnet.net> <200502040911.EAA01047@smc.vnet.net> <200502050815.DAA22196@smc.vnet.net> <200502060545.AAA12276@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

You may be able to use the webMathematica security functions (see section 6.2 of the webMathematica user guide) to check for malicious code. Ian DrBob wrote: >The text version of a notebook is nearly unreadable in general, however -- if it includes exponents, Greek symbols, fractions, != symbols, et cetera. There'd be no way to look at it in a text editor (I think) and determine whether it had malicious content. > >Bobby > >On Sat, 5 Feb 2005 03:15:19 -0500 (EST), Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu> wrote: > > > >>A Mathematica notebook is just a text file, after all. So a good >>precaution would be to open such a downloaded notebook in a text editor, >>e.g., Notepad on Windows, before ever attempting to open the notebook in >>Mathematica. >> >>David Bailey wrote: >> >> >>>This looks interesting, but how will you avoid the possibility that >>>someone will upload a malicious notebook? I suppose it is a case of let >>>the downloader beware? >>> >>>David Bailey >>>dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk >>> >>> >>> >>> > > > > >

**References**:**Re: New Web Site for Mathematica Users using WikiMedia***From:*David Bailey <dave@Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk>

**Re: Re: New Web Site for Mathematica Users using WikiMedia***From:*Murray Eisenberg <murray@math.umass.edu>

**Re: Re: Re: New Web Site for Mathematica Users using WikiMedia***From:*DrBob <drbob@bigfoot.com>