[thelist] Code Protection

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at speakeasy.net
Wed Feb 2 06:25:11 CST 2005

On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 06:42 -0500, lmp wrote:
> Code Gurus,
> Is there any software that will sort of protect HTML, JavaScript and
> CSS source code? I know nothing can be totally protected but I came
> across these two and wonder if anybody has any comments
> http://www.weblockpro.com or
> http://www.newbiehangout.com/protect-html-faq.htm

Those are great ways to completely mess up your site for Javascript
disabled users, and in the end do nothing to stop the determined from
getting your code anyway.

If it can be viewed, it can be copied. You are best off relying on
copyright law and legal defenses to protect your work.

Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at speakeasy.net>

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