Python secure?

Pierre Hanser hanser at
Mon Aug 16 20:33:05 CEST 2004

Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2004-08-16, Roger Binns <rogerb at> wrote:
>>Grant Edwards wrote:
>>>I don't see how decompiling is a copyright violation.  If I buy
>>>a copy of a book, I'm pretty sure I can translate it into
>>>another language if I want to form my own use.
>>They need to use what they decompile for it to be a copyright
> IANAL, but it looks like under Title 17, the act of creating a
> derived work is an infringement.  It doesn't say the derived
> work has to be used and/or distributed for it to be an
> infringement.

some countries have such stupid regulations...

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