Pyarmor, guard your python scripts

Jondy Zhao jondy.zhao at
Fri Sep 18 04:59:45 CEST 2015

On Friday, September 18, 2015 at 10:27:35 AM UTC+8, Ben Finney wrote:
> Jondy Zhao <jondy.zhao at> writes:
> > Think that python developer is manufacturer, and he want to sell his
> > product to the customers who don't know anything about programming.
> Are you also assuming those customers have no-one they can talk with who
> knows programming?
> > He don't hope his customers redistribute his product, that's protected
> > by Pyarmor.
> Pyarmor is not going to stop them redistributing anything. If they're
> motivated to redistribute the code, this won't stop them. If they're
> motivated to examine what the code does, this will increase the effort
> but not stop them.
> At best, it will annoy customers who want to get someone's help in
> debugging the product. That sounds like an anti-feature.
> -- 
>  \     "This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending |
>   `\      the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the |
> _o__)           hopes of its children." --Dwight Eisenhower, 1953-04-16 |
> Ben Finney

For example, I develop a game by python. What I want to do is that the player or the agent could not simply copy the game to others. For the player or the agent, they needn't research the game. That's cases concerned by PyArmor.

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