distributing apps without the Python source?

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Wed Oct 8 17:59:44 CEST 2008

    Marc> On Wed, 08 Oct 2008 09:18:47 -0600, Joe Strout wrote:
    >> We have a client who's paranoid about distributing the Python source
    >> to his commercial app.  Is there some way I can distribute and use
    >> just the .pyc files, so as to not give away the source?

    Marc> Yes.  Just use the *.pyc files.

Though of course there is decompyle to consider, assuming Joe's client is
truly paranoid.


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