[thelist] PHP/ASP/ColdFusion - Keeping application private...

Nicole Parrot nicole at parrot.ca
Tue May 8 21:28:22 CDT 2001

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..


----- 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?

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