>Since this sort of BASIC-grade programming is such a perennial problem, perhaps
>someone should write a safe_system() to replace such calls with, that does
>more arg checking, flushes dangerous things, warns of impending lossage, etc?
>One or more instances of this should have been written ten years ago.
It'd be AI-complete. How do you know what's dangerous & what's not?
I'd rather not have people thinking safe_system() is safe when it
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