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how to avoid sending the sorce code.

 
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hi all,
Having created a project using JSP's , now how do i dispatch it to the Customer.I do not want to send the source code.Is there any way out??.
Urgent requirement.Please repsond soon.
 
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I am not sure as to this is to be done, but here is waht I think you can do.
You could create a war archive of u'r web application and then digitially sign the war file and send it to your client. That would still give him the source code of the JSP pages. I duuno I too am interested.

Vivek Viswanathan
 
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hi i can create the war file but how can i be sure as to into which folder of the customer this has to placed and even if create this war i dont think i will rest asure that the customer will not touch the sorce file.
is their any way out
 
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You could precompile the jsp's, war (or jar) them, give them instructions on where to unjar them. Or, some servlet engines will accept pre-compiled jsp's in a war and you just drop the war in the publish directory. Theoretically, weblogic is supposed to do it but we have yet to get it to work.
But, then, they could still get a de-compiler and decompile the .class file back into .java and reverse engineer the .java into .jsp. But who would want to go through all that work just to have the jsp? I don't know.
Sign an expensive maintenance contract, let them have the jsp's and hope that they break them so you can collect double your fee. :-)

Originally posted by srinath rammohan:
hi i can create the war file but how can i be sure as to into which folder of the customer this has to placed and even if create this war i dont think i will rest asure that the customer will not touch the sorce file.
is their any way out


 
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