[texworks] Lua scripting

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Jun 14 12:18:55 CEST 2009

Jérome Laurens wrote:

> TeXWorks natural audience is the beginner in TeX, and most probably in 
> scripting too.
> You cannot ask a user  to supervise the script management when he is 
> just learning what -is- a script.

such a beginner is unlikely to start with writing virusses (or whatever) 
in tex the language or lua the language

> There are more or less simple ways to distinguish trusted from untrusted 
> scripts.

it might also scare away users

> The most important thing is to choose a design that will authorize a 
> forthcoming safety policy.

just a --safer might be enough


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