Are there any distributed commercial rails apps?


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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
    source.

Pat