I'm looking at switching to RoR for development of a commercial
product, but a big issue is that I currently can't use RoR for
anything other than a classical hosted app.
What are the odds that within say 12 months there will be a robust way
to deploy finished RoR apps to individual desktop PCs & Macs while at
the same time being able to protect the Intellectual Property and sell
1. I am aware of Slingshot but this does not appear robust or secure.
2. I know all software protection can be cracked, but I'm talking
"reasonable protection" here.