(context, colloquial, slang, jargon) (italbrac, used as a nonce only) The act of making something obscure. Usually used in computing to describe the act of hiding source code in plain sight. One might consider it a type of very ineffective encryption.
Hi all, I'm working on a applet program which is downloaded to the client computer in a cab/jar file. I'm looking for an tool to scramble ... http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Java/Q_20305520.html
But why would anyone want to improve the security of this approach? If one wants casual obscurification(tm), it does just fine as-is. If one wants real security, one would be insane to use anything less than Blowfish, 3DES, AES and their ilk... http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/2004-June/226652.html
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