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Makes sense. Instead of bringing slow risky software to the web just so people didn't have to learn javascript, it brings slow risky software to the desktop just so people don't have to learn C.



Why risky? This vulnerability applies to any runtime or program that isn't signed as far as I can tell. It's not specific to Electron or JavaScript.

Aside from that, I don't know what the situation is in the year 2019 but does C still allow you to easily mess up memory management?


But. Flash was faster than JavaScript for a long time.




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