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Re^3: Hiding source code (in a country with no laws)

by jbrugger (Parson)
on Feb 09, 2006 at 18:13 UTC ( #529152=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Hiding source code (in a country with no laws)
in thread Hiding source code (in a country with no laws)

Perhaps you did not uderstand me.
It's just dummy code that gives an idea of what you could do, returning either 1 or 0 is just a boolean expression or calling it as a sub is just to help me explain what i ment to do, this is not a final solution, just an idea on how you could do something like this. How you implement it in your code is up to the programmer.

The thing i ment to do, is showing a way to use dates to see if you've got a valid license, not the implementation itself.

Anyway, using a license code is not an ideal idea anyway (as i said before), it allways can be hacked out. The OP however did ask not to be 100% safe on hidding source, just make it more difficult.

The idea of calling for certin functions to your own server is a bad idea as well, it's not failsafe. It however gives fresh ideas to the OP so he can think of a proper solution to his problem.

"We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise." - Larry Wall.
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[ambrus]: And if you need a syntax highlighter to color parenthesis green and numbers black and letters blue, then you're using the wrong font.
[ambrus]: I have to tolerate syntax highlighters when other people use them, but I don't use them myself. And sorry for the rant.
[GotToBTru]: I appreciate the ability to highlight matching brackets/ parentheses/ braces, both for my own code and the inconsistently indented code of others
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[GotToBTru]: same here Corion.
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