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I see a lot of contracts around that block calls from other contracts. Seems to me like this prevents a lot of possible integration scenarios. Why was this ability built into the protocol?

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AFAIK it was a security tradeoff, an attacker would use an adversarial contract to attack in a hypothetical scenario. Cutting off calls from contracts is a sure way to stop at least one vector. Also integrating without another protocols permission is a bad manners move in crypto from the view of many. If you really wanted to integrate, you could and SHOULD contact the project team in question.

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  • as it is now, integration is not prevented, but it's less safe because you have to rely on some code outside of EVM
    – user253751
    Dec 1, 2022 at 14:32

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