On Wednesday 02 Jun 2004 08:38, Robert Klemme wrote:
>
> Maybe your best bet is to encrypt all source code with a public keys and
> create a compiled Ruby interpreter that decrypts code with a private key
> when reading a file.  That way others could use CryptRuby(TM) also.  A
> slight disadvantage is, that you need to keep the sources to yourself,
> thus becoming the only source of compiled interpreters for that Ruby
> variant...
>

It would be childs play to extract the private key from the interpreter 
though.