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demos and "protection"

Postby Doctor Bob Gordon » Sun Jun 09, 2002 11:22 pm

What is the exact meaning of "protection". Are you talking about copy protection or about programming tricks?
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Postby leonard » Mon Jun 17, 2002 8:10 am

Demo protection are no "copy" protection of course coz the main goal of a demo is to be spreaded.
Protection means "debugger" protection. Protections use various programmin tricks to crash a debugger, so a guy can't see the code used by a demo.
All these nasty programming tricks (I write a lot in my own demos ! :-)) are very hard to emulate, so that's the main reason we often have to remove protection before running demos on emulators.
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