distributing apps without the Python source?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Thu Oct 9 02:27:07 CEST 2008


In message <mailman.2183.1223479147.3487.python-list at python.org>, Joe Strout
wrote:

> We have a client who's paranoid about distributing the Python source
> to his commercial app.

"Commercial" is not synonymous with "closed source". If he wanted to keep
the source closed, Python was a poor choice. You could redo it in C or C++,
and charge the client appropriately* for all the extra time and effort etc.

*i.e. lots




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