I only know for ASP, but it can be pre-compiled now on IIS 5. That will stop the users from reading the code, although I'm told there's already a decompiler out there, which I have yet to see.. Nicole ----- Original Message ----- From: "jon steele" <jjsteele22 at yahoo.com> > Okay, say you've made a smashing new application, which does everything > a client wishes for. You've worked long and hard on it, and you want to > sell this product individually. You want to allow each customer to run > it off their own php/asp/coldfusion/etc. server. What do you do to keep > them from getting at the source files? You don't want them to see the > code, but they have access to the raw server-side files through their > ftp/etc. What would you do?