Watermarking a java source file?

S. Dale Morrey sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 23:25:30 MDT 2012


Yeah I was actually thinking of something like this...
http://www.eeggs.com/items/12571.html

I'll bet it could be done that way, thanks!

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 11:21 PM, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
> This struck a thought:
>
> You could do like map makers of old: introduce a specific, small,
> different bug in each version. You're gambling they don't find it and
> fix it--they would all have to be such that it doesn't adversely
> affect your algorithm in an obvious way (the bugs *have* to be in your
> secret sauce--since that's what you're worried about leaking).
>
> Again, may not be possible, but like Levi says, w/o changing the
> meaning of the code (and behavior), any other changes to the source
> code will not be detectable.
>
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