Password protection in non-commercial 6.0.1

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Thu May 2 02:37:31 CDT 2013


On 05/02/2013 02:24 AM, Timothy Miller wrote:
> On May 1, 2013, at 3:14 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
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>> They've been pretty up-front about the omission of the security module, it was in the Kickstarter materials. Security can't be in the community version. If it was, it would be worthless; anyone could read the algorithm and use it to unlock protected stacks made with the commercial version. Code protection would be broken everywhere.
> I don't completely understand that. Apparently, the general idea is that it couldn't be helped and LiveCode is not turning its back on me.
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> Not being a computer professional, I didn't read every line of the Kickstarter materials.

I'm not "a computer professional" either, but at 51 I've been fooled so 
many times I've
lost count, so when the LC Kickstarter came up I settled down for a log, 
hard read.

Even if nothing else this should serve as a warning to all of us to 
check things very carefully indeed before we commit ourselves to anything.

Richmond.

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> Any other gotchas in the non-commercial version?
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> TM
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> P.S. Sorry for the multiple brief replies on the same subject. I know that's not ideal.
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