program deployment

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au
Sat Jan 6 08:57:44 CET 2007


On Fri, 05 Jan 2007 08:01:17 -0800, Michele Simionato wrote:

> king kikapu wrote:
>> > > Are they embarassed by their code?
>>
>> hehehe...no, just worried about stealing their ideas...
> 
> I believe that shipping just the bytecode is a pretty effective way to
> stop 99% of programmers from
> reading your code. Yes, in theory they could decompile it, but in
> practice, programmers are lazy.

99% of programmers won't read the code if you ship the source.

> Look, I am so lazy that usually I don't read the source code, even if
> it is there in plain!

Exactly.



-- 
Steven.




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