This is a discussion on Re: Protecting source code - modperl ; How about stunnix, folks, does anyone have any experience with their product? --Ali Isik On 8/23/06, Jonathan Vanasco wrote: > > On Aug 23, 2006, at 8:01 AM, Miha Lampret wrote: > > > Hello all, > > > > ...
How about stunnix, folks, does anyone have any experience
with their product?
On 8/23/06, Jonathan Vanasco
> On Aug 23, 2006, at 8:01 AM, Miha Lampret wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I am writting web application for mod_perl which will be installed
> > on client's server. Application is almost finished and now I am
> > wondering which is the best way to protect source code.
> > Already checked Module::Crypt but cound't get it to work. It
> > doesn't create any output file. I came a cross with schroud+ perl
> > obfuscator which looks ok, but I would like protect strings too. By
> > strings I meen text that is hardcoded in source and it is printed
> > to web application user. Do you have any experiences with other
> > obfuscators or converters to XS code?
> > Any information is welcome.
> > Thank you,
> > Miha
> Best way- fill it with copyright notices, use a restrictive license,
> get them to sign a document.
> That's really the only way to protect perl code-- by legally
> protecting it.
> And then suing the ass off of your client if they break it.
> You can not 'protect' perl source the way you are likely thinking.
> All you can do is obfuscate it, and that is easily broken. You can
> compile it (perlcc or activestate), but then someone who wants it /
> needs it bad enough will decompile it.