On 5/23/06, Guest <krisleech / interkonect.com> wrote:
> An open source project compiled (open at design time) and software that
> has interpreted open source (open at run time) are different. And
> interpreted is less secure than compiled. Not much more secure in
> skilled hands, but even so. Its easier to write anti-tamper with
> compiled. Or better still as suggested using hardware.

You're confusing your terms. Compiled software is harder to
reverse-engineer than interpreted software. Neither is impossible.

Compiled and interpreted, closed and open have nothing to do with
security; it may have something to do with source availability, but
not security. Don't pretend otherwise, please.

-austin
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