Re: Running Applications

Stuart Young (nakor@glasswings.com.au)
Sat, 12 Oct 1996 00:02:21 +1000 (EST)


Date: Sat, 12 Oct 1996 00:02:21 +1000 (EST)
From: Stuart Young <nakor@glasswings.com.au>
To: Bob Jernigan <jern@spaceaix.jhuapl.edu>
cc: Francisco Pinto <francis@di.uminho.pt>, www-html@w3.org, www-talk@w3.org
Subject: Re: Running Applications
In-Reply-To: <9610111344.AA20015@sdrmis.jhuapl.edu>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.91.961012000105.16929C-100000@fizzgig.glasswings.com.au>

On Fri, 11 Oct 1996, Bob Jernigan wrote:

> This can be done but do you really want to?  Just to be sure I know
> what you're asking, you want to configure your browser so that when
> you click a url like "http://disk.destroyer.ugh/erasedsk.exe", the
> executable will immediately destroy your disk.  Is that what
> you want?

I believe he's intending to use this on local/company intranet where all 
data is a known quantity, not on the general WWW, where anything could 
happen.

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