Hi! My name is Cédric Bozzi, I make websites and iOS apps, and this is my blog about technology (mostly a Twitter archive, really).

2 July 2004

So it would appear that Dashboard relies on a modified WebCore that allows HTML+JS widgets to access the computer’s data and programs, so that for instance they can control iTunes or display the calendar and address book contents.

I know that Apple’s programmers aren’t too stupid, but, still… isn’t that precisely the kind of added functionality that caused Microsoft to make Internet Explorer the worst collection of security holes ever released?

P.S. I don’t know whether there’ll be security holes at the implementation level, but at any rate they did consider security seriously.

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