blatzcoder wrote:
My concern is that if this goes the same route as "turn off your active scripting" or "don't use ActiveX components".  Will these new components run in a sandbox environment or will they have access to your hard drive (which they shouldn't, but given Microsoft's track record and apparent cluelessness on these issues...)?

Man you're harsh.  Big Smile

The MIX06 presentation on WPF/E is up at:

Slide 13 says:

"WPF/E" hosts an x-platform .NET runtime

 - Code (C#/VB.NET) is compiled into an intermediate language (IL)

 - IL is run in a secure and "managed" environment