[Openmcl-devel] CCL images, consumer apps, and piracy

Pascal J. Bourguignon pjb at informatimago.com
Sun Apr 10 19:35:48 PDT 2011

Jeremy Jones <feralearthman at gmail.com> writes:

> It's a valid question whether or not CCL code can be decompiled.  I
> suspect that it might be possible to do a  fairly good job with some
> effort, but I doubt anyone will put in the effort.  

That's my point.  Until your application sells by millions, there's no
market for a pirate.  When there is a market for a pirate, you don't
have any problem to find a lawyer or a programmer to deal with the

> It should be easy to write something that renames symbols in source
> files to obfuscate them.  Or after compilation unintern them and gc to
> get rid of them entirely, but that could break something.

But foremost, it's useless, because it doesn't slow down a determined

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