Sasha Bee wrote:
> We are just starting a new project and it is going to be a commercial
> application. So we have a reasonable question now - how can we protect
> our code? I have searched the web but found nothing really useful. Can
> anyone suggest any solutions or ideas about code protection for Ruby?

Make it a JRuby app (effectively making it a Java app) and compile the 
.rb files into .class files using jrubyc.  Then jar it up as an 
executable jar file.

The rawr tool will very soon (as it looks) make this snake-simple to do.

http://rubyforge.org/projects/rawr/

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