Time limited standalone/demo
Zzyzx at Relia.Net
Mon Aug 5 13:16:01 CDT 2002
I might work up a script for you later. You can just encode the stack so
that you can just have the script in the stack, instead of in a separate
file. It is actually fairly easy.
- Josh Dye
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Harrison" <harrison at all-auctions.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 8:59 AM
Subject: Re: Time limited standalone/demo
> on 8/5/2002 6:54 AM, Glasgow, David at
David.Glasgow at cstone-tr.nwest.nhs.uk
> > I have developed some software that I would like to distribute as time
> > limited, ie. it stops working after a certain date. That certain date
> > be calculated from the creation date of the standalone (ie someone gets
> > the demo and can use it for 30 days from then, or the duration of a
> > Can I query that from within a standalone? Maybe I'm not looking in the
> > place, but I can't see it.
> > Best wishes,
> > David Glasgow
> This can be done. You normally have to question the system date/time
> from the system your program is working on first. Then perform your
> calculation to determine when it should quit working. If you are using
> a standalone you will have to store this information seperately from
> the stack you are in.
> Good Luck!
> Rick Harrison
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