A simple tight web based app (no room for buffer overruns ...etc..etc)
can be just as secure. There would have to be a good login system,
perhaps something like the mysql where you can only allow logins from
Even if that wasn't wanted, security can be good on the web as long as
its well done... I don't have a problem using online banking, so should
be ok trust these settings over the web....
Ronan Kirby wrote:
> > Sounds like fun...... (well you know what I mean)...
> > The back end doesn't sound like my cup of tea , but sign me up for any
> > frontend/usability programming type stuff.
> Just thinking about Adam's mail that started this thread - does it
> have to
> be a web based interface? (there may well be good reasons from previous
> thread which I didn't read). Putting total control of your external
> security through a web interface always makes me uneasy. It would have to
> safe guard its self to stop people accessing it across a network without
> your approval. So in other words - you screw up a rule (not hard for a
> person using a new interface) and you could be exposed. Where as if
> it's a
> local X based application, screwing up your rules won't have quite the
> potential repercussions. Of course you may want to use it on remote
> machines, which can be done through SSH. Then also no need for a web
> server to be running. Has anyone considered Python GTK?
> - R
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