Getting HTML5 going
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Wed Mar 25 15:07:14 EDT 2020
Bill Prothero wrote:
> Richard and Sean,
> Good ideas. I had considered deploying it as a standalone that has
> sections that udate from a server, but worried that the new security
> requirements from Apple, in particular, discouraged (prohibited?)
> downloading code. Is that not true?
Is this desktop or mobile?
Just curious, really. In either case, downloading scripts is quite
different from downloading executable object code. Any sandboxing for
the app is done to the LC engine - swap out scripts all you like and you
can't alter what the user has allowed the standalone engine to do.
I think Apple's main concern would be an app that presents itself as one
thing and later morphs into something else.
But if we use downloads responsibly, scripts are really just another
form of data, much like spreadsheet formulas. I can't see a reason Apple
or anyone else would have an issue with an app downloading data, and I
know a good many devs using a wide range of scripting tools that update
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