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RE: NONMEM 7 Update

From: Eleveld, DJ <d.j.eleveld>
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2009 12:10:50 +0200

Can anyone explain what advantages encryted source code might have?
For me at least, the NONMEM source code is already functionally encrypted because of my poor understanding of Fortran. But it is unclear to me what problem encryted source code actually solves. Can anyone enlighten me?
Douglas Eleveld


From: owner-nmusers Thomas
Sent: Wed 01/07/2009 9:21 PM
To: nmusers
Subject: [NMusers] NONMEM 7 Update

Dear All:
This is just a brief update regarding the availability of NONMEM 7. We had hoped to begin distribution of this new version at this time. However, there are some final code changes to be made followed by thorough testing. We hope to be able to begin distribution in early August.
Please be certain that the contact information that we have on file for your license(s) is up to date. This is the person to whom NONMEM 7 will be sent . Please send any updates regarding the correct contact person to IDSSOFTWARE
Please note that NONMEM 7 will have a licensing system. More details will be provided as we approach the release date.
Our experience with distributing binary code to the beta testers was very mixed. Some testers had no problems; others had considerable difficulty with achieving a successful installation. We are now considering the distribution of NONMEM 7, for the most part, as encrypted source code. An installation program will be included. The SIZES file and several other resource files will be left unencrypted so that the user can make desired changes prior to compilation as was possible with previous versions. This change in our method of distribution will require that a revised licensing agreement be executed.
Bob Bauer
Vice-President, Pharmacometrics
Alison Boeckmann
Bill Bachman
Director, Pharmacometrics R&D
Tom Ludden
Vice-President, Pharmacometrics R&D

ICON Development Solutions

Tel: + 1 410 696 3040
Mob: + 1 410 258 2411
Fax: + 1 410 480 0776
Email: thomas.ludden


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