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December 16, 2015

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Hi, that is very interesting. One thing that I have been wondering for a while, is there way to secure the source code of my R package? This came up to me some time ago when I needed to ship the package to a client along with other things.

Lucas

If you don't want your client to see your source code, then you should distribute the binaries of your package, and not the source code.

But even then you should know that it is fairly simple to decompile the binaries into source code.

To protect you IP, you need to put in place license agreements with your client, and not rely on trying to obscure the source code.

Andrie

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