[BangPypers] Distributing a python project as a binary.

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at gmail.com
Sun Jan 9 05:30:25 CET 2011

On Sat, Jan 08 2011, kunal wrote:


> Hmm , interesting , licenses are good as a legal protection.
> But once your software is "cracked" the time limitation etc removed,
> and its available online . No one ( the vast majority of home users )
> is going to buy that software right ?
> Illegitimate copies of Windows , Photoshop etc.
> But that's not what i want to discuss right now.
> I think ,Py2exe PyApp and python eggs , address my initial question ,
> at the moment.


If your intention is to prevent people from reading your source code,
you might want to consider obfuscation (instead of compilation). 
http://www.lysator.liu.se/~astrand/projects/pyobfuscate/ (although it is outdated)

And here's a general discussion on the topic. 


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