On Jan 24, 2006, at 7:35 AM, Gene Tani wrote:

> Gene Tani wrote:
>> If you google groups <Search this group> for <obfuscate "source  
>> code">
>> or <protect "source code">  there have been several threads about  
>> what
>> you could do with a BSD licensed Ruby, etc.  And there have been
>> lengthy threads also in comp.lang.python about legal/contractual
>> protections, how to deal with clients etc
>>
>> OR llok at: Ruby2c and rubyscript2EXE.  But I think basically there
>> isn't a hard to defeat scheme, either compiling/encrypting code, or
>> re-wiring the interpreter
>>
>> Marcelo wrote:
>>> And certain kind of compiled form or exe?
>
> there is 1 thing I haven't tried: newobfusc.rb in
>
> http://rubystuff.org/nodewrap/doc/

I wrote a Ruby obfuscator that emits a compilable C file as part of  
the ruby_to_c project.  It is not publicly available, however.

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