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

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg54004] Re: [mg53998] Re: [mg53956] Re: [mg53929] Re: New Web Site for Mathematica Users using WikiMedia*From*: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at mimuw.edu.pl>*Date*: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 03:12:47 -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

Presumably it should be safe to open in in MathReader and see what it really contains. Andrzej On 6 Feb 2005, at 05:45, 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 >>> >>> >> > > > > -- > DrBob at bigfoot.com > www.eclecticdreams.net > >

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

**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>