Forum: Ruby on Rails Are there any distributed commercial rails apps?

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Pat M. (Guest)
on 2006-05-03 21:06
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Every once in a while I come across a post where someone asks how to
hide their source.  Inevitably, someone makes a reply that goes
something like, "Why would you have a problem distributing the code?
Just include a license to protect you," or perhaps suggests making the
code free as in beer and providing support for the app.

Reasonable suggestions.  Does anyone do it?  I don't know of any
commercial Rails apps that are distributed and installed by the users
- every one that I'm aware of is hosted.  I know the advantages of
hosting the apps yourself, and honestly I prefer that model anyway.
I'm just curious if there are any companies that do distribute Rails
apps, or perhaps would like to but don't because they can't hide the

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