[erlang-questions] Stand alone Erlang on Windows

Oscar ro4tub@REDACTED
Fri Aug 14 04:01:50 CEST 2009

hey man,

Could you please give us any example about the Chinese steal source code?
If not, please apologize it in this thread.

Thank you,
-Oscar Huang

On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 1:32 AM, Christian<chsu79@REDACTED> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 18:29, caio ariede<caio.ariede@REDACTED> wrote:
>> Can be .beam reverse engineered?
> No more than JVM or x86 machine code can be. However, if beams are
> made to include debug information they can contain the entire abstract
> syntax tree for the source. This is very useful to include so you know
> exactly what the customer is running if a bug is found.
> However, since you might not want the Chinese to steal your source
> code and make a duplicate in just 3 minutes, Erlang has a feature to
> encrypt the debug-information so that you can still go on-site and get
> access to the debug information with your secret key. But the customer
> does not have that peek-a-boo-ability.
>> What's the best way to distribute Erlang powered, proprietary and
>> non-proprietary, softwares?
> The best way is to have a product that is so awesome that people give
> you money even though you have fully it open source and receive
> patches to make it even more awestruck. Nobody can argue with that.
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