[swift-users] Swift kernel for Jupyter Notebook/IPython

David Young dyoung at pobox.com
Fri Feb 10 10:04:16 CST 2017

On Thu, Feb 09, 2017 at 12:31:00AM +0000, Jin Wang wrote:
> Hey David,
> I'm currently using the existing REPL to power the code execution.
> Eventually, when Swift becomes more stable and Linux gets more support, we
> might be able to do visualisations using UIKit or its alternatives. Right
> now, as far as I can see, the benefit to write notebook instead of using
> Playground would be:

I think that the way I asked my original question was not clear.

>    - the ability to cooperate with people in real time

Suppose that you cooperate on a notebook with someone who injects some
Swift code that, say, uses Swift APIs to grovel in the filesystem and
POST personal files to a web server.  Using the REPL as the execution
environment, are you able to protect against the filesystem access, or
the web access?


David Young
dyoung at pobox.com    Urbana, IL    (217) 721-9981

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