shareware/demoware

Kee Nethery kee at kagi.com
Fri Jun 21 12:58:01 CDT 2002


>I'm actually not interested in thwarting crackers.  I don't think 
>more than 1% of my target audience even know that they can go to 
>certain web sites and look for unlock codes for a particular piece 
>of software.
>
>All I'm interested in is preventing a customer (who has paid me and 
>has a valid unlock code) from giving the unlocked copy to a friend 
>(or just sending them the username and unlock code).  I certainly 
>want to prevent this in the windows world, and if possible, also for 
>Mac and other OS's.
>
>Can I do this with Rev?  Seems to me that I need access to the hard 
>drive serial number or something similar.

If you are not worried about crackers, create a preferences file (or 
whatever it is called on other systems) in a special folder (not the 
program folder) and if it is not there, ask for the reg code.

Kee Nethery



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