Compiling Python

Steve Holden sholden at holdenweb.com
Thu Jun 6 21:23:11 CEST 2002


"Jeff Epler" <jepler at unpythonic.net> wrote ...
> On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 12:58:59PM -0400, Kragen Sitaker wrote:
> > "Edward K. Ream" <edream at tds.net> writes:
> > > BTW, a compiled version of a Python program would be valuable
> > > commercially, as it would allow companies to protect their source
code,
> > > as well as (possibly) improve performance.
> >
> > I'm worried about this myself; perhaps the compiler could include the
> > source code in the resulting executable to prevent this.
>
> Your sarcasm is lost on me.
>

Lost, perhaps, but (since you recognised it) not entirely wasted ;-)

regards
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