[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] A security vs. functionality question

Lucian Branescu lucian.branescu at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 20:23:46 EDT 2009

Could you let the invited user in a chroot by default and only allow
full access if the inviting user explicitly allows it?

2009/8/6 Benjamin M. Schwartz <bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu>:
> Gary C Martin wrote:
>> How are two (or more!) remote individuals expected to co-operate and
>> share the same command line and not mess up?
> 1.  Out of band.
> 1a. That can mean, for example, a pre-existing understanding of the
> purpose of the session.  If it's an "expert" connecting to perform an
> operation, then you've already agreed about who's going to be doing most
> of the typing.
> 1b. Via a live chat.  That can be as simple as a Chat activity instance.
> Eventually, I am counting on overlay chat [1] and push-to-talk [2] to
> solve the out of band communication problems.
> 2. Multiple windows
> ShareTerm is built on GNU Screen, which supports multiple independent
> windows not unlike what you describe.  (It sometimes calls itself a "text
> only window manager".)  In "pair programming", for example, users could
> type in separate buffers, looking over each other's shoulders periodically.
> [1] http://dev.laptop.org/attachment/ticket/3310/activity_chat_sketch.png
> [2] http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Push_to_Talk
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