"How to protect the python code"
From: Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 5, 2019 2:34 PM
To: python-list at python.org
Subject: Re: "How to protect the python code"
On Thu, Sep 5, 2019 at 6:50 PM Saba Kauser <skauser at rocketsoftware.com> wrote:
> Hello Experts,
> I am looking for ways available to protect the python source code from being available to users for write/modify.
Run it on a server and don't let them see the source code.
> Is it a good idea to think that python source code can be protected?
Nope. If you're going to ship Python code for people to run on their own systems - or, honestly, *any* code - you should assume that they can read it themselves. The only way is to NOT ship the code, which (in today's world) usually means publishing it as a web app.
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