Shipping Executables

Banibrata Dutta banibrata.dutta at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 07:10:42 CET 2010


On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 7:41 AM, Steven D'Aprano <
steven at remove.this.cybersource.com.au> wrote:

> > security aspects I guess it would also not be much use, is this correct?
>
> Absolutely 100% wrong. It is an fundamental principle of security that
> you must not assume that the enemy is ignorant of your procedures.
> "Security by obscurity" is not security at all.
>
> See, for example:
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerckhoffs'_Principle
>
> I believe, the use of work 'security' wasn't the best choice to describe
the need, if I understand the original poster's intentions. The intentions
of original poster were "intellectual property protection", where-in they
have indeed created something worth stealing, and would like to put it under
lock-n-key. For that purpose, I do not think Python is the right choice.

BTW for people who are non-believers in something being worth stealing
needing protection, need to read about the Skype client.

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Banibrata
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