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My friends and I wish to write mobile apps for Ubuntu touch as a business venture when it releases. However, each and every bit of the source needs to be protected for the business prospects to work. What are the proposed solutions for QML and js files's source protection by ubuntu touch?

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I'd wait until they have a proper store in Ubuntu for Phones, in the case of the desktop Software Center each software/magazine/book comes with its own License. –  Uri Herrera May 2 '13 at 0:20
    
There is no OS than can completely protect the user from taking its application executable. The OS can and does protect applications from each other though, at least those applications that don't run with escalated privileges. The only fool proof way to protect secret application is to not distribute your application, or at least make it a web application where the secret part stays on the server. –  Lie Ryan May 2 '13 at 2:08
    
Thank You for answering, but I was thinking that will the qml and js files always have to be open source? I know that the c++ files will get compiled but what about qml and js? –  Kazi Waseef May 2 '13 at 6:27
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You get the answer when looking at the web. There is surely also code for which the authors think that free software would be dangerous for the business and their solution is anything else but change business to let free software be okay.

Or in other words, look at the source code of google, facebook or twitter... it's obfuscated.

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