James Edward Gray II wrote:
> On Jul 17, 2006, at 10:10 AM, Danno wrote:
>
> >
> > James Britt wrote:
> >> Danno wrote:
> >>> I have been doing some Ruby on and off this year, so I am still a
> >>> n00b.
> >>>  My question is:
> >>>
> >>> I create a ruby file, and now I want the source protected and
> >>> unreadable, how do I go about obfuscating my ruby file so that I can
> >>> distribute it as a non-open-source application?
> >>>
> >>
> >> This was discussed on this mailing list not too long ago (and on
> >> numerous other occasions in the past).  A search of the list archives
> >> should turn up various ideas and techniques to get you started.
> >>
> >
> > I did, all I found were jokes about how ruby is already obfuscated,
> > and
> > many different ways of saying 'no', and that was back in 2004. I don't
> > know if that's the answer I want to leave with.  Care to be a little
> > more helpful and point me in the right direction?
>
> We did a Ruby Quiz a while back that might offer ideas:
>
> http://www.rubyquiz.com/quiz34.html
>
> It's important to remember how easily the determined person will get
> past this though.
> 

I'll agree with that.  Thanks.
> James Edward Gray II