Clearing sensitive in-memory data in perl

ericm at ericm at
Tue Sep 13 12:43:34 EDT 2005

On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 11:32:45AM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> What the world really needs is something between C++ and C -- a
> language with very clean obvious semantics (like C) which does run
> time bounds checking and strong typing, though it also needs explicit
> escapes in the type system so you can write things like device drivers
> in it. It probably also should not require run time garbage
> collection, if only so kernel code can be written in it.

There's been work on "secure" dialects of C. Cyclone
( is one.


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