[Systems] api.sugarlabs.org

Sascha Silbe sascha-ml-ui-sugar-systems at silbe.org
Sat Oct 10 05:44:06 EDT 2009

On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 08:39:01PM -0400, Bernie Innocenti wrote:

> 4) is the process of generating the documentation relatively secure,
>    or does it involve running python code checked out from the
>    repositories?
I wouldn't treat it as secure. From the eypdoc FAQ [1]:

>     The --parse-only option instructs epydoc to only get documentation 
> information from parsing (and not from introspection.) You should use 
> this option if:
>       * The project you are documenting contains untrusted source 
> code.

The directly preceding FAQ entry [2] explains why parsing alone doesn't 
usually suffice.

[1] http://epydoc.sourceforge.net/faq.html#parse_only
[2] http://epydoc.sourceforge.net/faq.html#introspect_vs_parse

CU Sascha

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