[langsec-discuss] a question on code volume

Chris Palmer snackypants at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 23:06:38 UTC 2014


On Mon, Dec 29, 2014 at 2:53 PM,  <dan at geer.org> wrote:

> What questions would you (plural) ask?

To what extent does crash-only design help reduce the need for large
bodies of error-handling code?

To what extent does crash-only design just move the error handling
somewhere else, without actually reducing its size?

To what extent are language features necessary to enable or better
create affordances for crash-only design?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crash-only_software
https://www.usenix.org/legacy/events/hotos03/tech/full_papers/candea/candea.pdf


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