[Vm-dev] iPhone security (Re: Squeak + Android and Dalvik!?)

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 03:42:04 UTC 2009

2009/10/23 Ronald Spengler <ron.spengler at gmail.com>:
> Yeah Safari has it's own "fast javascript engine." It's treated me
> well, though I could see Google's money making v8 the king of the Hill
> for both browsers in the long run.
> I grok the technical implications of what you gentlemen are saying.
> They're real. I wanted to diverge a bit though.
> I don't think the technical issues come primarily from a real security
> perspective: I believe that the biggest barriers to many of the things
> we want to do (in particular, compile code on the device) stem from
> Apple's *desire for control of the distribution channel*.
+1 once one can compile own code on their devices, he won't need App
Store since then :)
And allowing or disallowing native execution for memory page has
nothing to do with real security,
this is just a myth.

> John, I've been wondering: Is this the main reason I cannot purchase
> your Squeak VM on the App Store? I dig my wiki server, but I'd really
> really like to be able to Squeak on my phone without voiding the
> warranty.

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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