|Date: ||Fri, 8 Oct 1999 08:42:31 -0400|
|Reply-To: ||Paige Miller <paigem@KODAK.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Paige Miller <paigem@KODAK.COM>|
|Organization: ||Eastman Kodak Company|
|Subject: ||Re: "Secure" macro ?|
|Content-Type: ||text/plain; charset=us-ascii|
Jack Shoemaker wrote:
> I've done two things in the past. Neither is 100% secure, but depending
> on your needs, maybe one will help.
> 1) Compile macro and then just distribute the catalog which contains the
> compiled macro.
Why would compiling a macro be less than 100% secure. Could someone take
the binary code that is stored in the catalog and de-compile it? I think
not, other than perhaps someone at SAS Institute who developed the macro
compiler in the first place. Please explain further. Thanks!