[Q] how to protect python program from decompilation
cfelling at iae.nl
Sun Feb 18 21:02:40 CET 2001
Tim Peters <tim.one at home.com> wrote:
> It's much better to assume your code *will* be reverse-engineered (simply
> because it will be). Then the focus shifts to dreaming up ways to prove
> infringement of your license. An effective way is (no kidding) to build in
> subtle bugs. If a competitor develops the same set of subtle bugs later,
> they're holding a smoking gun.
Oh, that's why closed source software is so buggy compared to open
software, they're merely protecting their code-base:)
> a-river-in-my-neighborhood-that-never-existed-ly y'rs - tim
The same holds for dictionaries.
More information about the Python-list