Security of LiveCode compiled files

Peter Haworth pete at
Mon Aug 27 17:53:32 EDT 2012

Hi Skip,
You'll get multiple opinions on storing data within stack files.  I'm of
the school that application data ought to be in a database, not the stack
but that's a separate discussion and there's arguments both ways.  I don't
think the code in the stacks is easily de-compiled.  I've never looked at a
stack with data in it but I wouldn't be surprised if it's clearly visible
unless, of course, you encode it yourself in some way
lcSQL Software <>

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 2:30 PM, Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel <
skip at> wrote:

> How good is the security of a compiled LC stack?  Is it easily
> de-compiled or deconstructed?  I am just trying to make sure of the
> security of internal data that I contain within the files that I
> distribute to the public.
> All input is greatly appreciated!
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