serial numbers on standalones

kee nethery kee at kagi.com
Sat Mar 16 03:31:36 EDT 2013


Instead of user name, I recommend using their email. Why? Because my user name is Richard Hawkins but my email is kee at kagi.com (if I want to receive the app you are going to send to me).

"Richard Hawkins"


On Mar 15, 2013, at 10:00 PM, Peter Bogdanoff <bogdanoff at me.com> wrote:

> Richard,
> 
> You could...
> 
> 1. If you have a limited number of installations, you could store internally a list of keys, then issue one of them to each user. If it matches one of the internal list, it's good.
> 
> 2. You could have a separate program with an algorithm that creates keys in a particular pattern. Those are the keys issued to users. When a key is entered by the user, the program decodes the key to see if it matches the algorithm thus a valid sequence. I've used something as simple as a test to see if a letter or number is in a particular position, but it could be much more complex.
> 
> These don't allow for a user name. And of course, none of these eliminates the reuse of a key by someone else. For that you would need an Internet/server system.
> 
> Peter Bogdanoff
> UCLA
> 
> 
> On Mar 15, 2013, at 6:35 PM, "Dr. Hawkins" <dochawk at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 5:44 PM, Paul Hibbert <lc at pbh.on-rev.com> wrote:
>>> I can fully recommend Jacque's Zygodact, its on the RunRev store. It's easy to set up and it is
>>> possible to integrate with PayPal if you have an On-Rev account or use revServer.
>> 
>> It's both more and less than I need :)
>> 
>> I've pretty much dealt with registration keys, including the one-use
>> keys, which are keyed to both he user name and his client name.
>> 
>> What I'm looking to do is hardcode the serial number, and possibly the
>> user name, into the actual executable I distribute without it taking
>> ten minutes on a fast machine per copy.
>> 
>> 
>> -- 
>> Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
>> (702) 508-8462
>> 
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