[sane-devel] an [off-topic?] question: Acer ScanWit 2720S

Steve Underwood steveu@coppice.org
Tue, 01 Jan 2002 01:31:25 +0800

> On Mon, Dec 31, 2001 at 12:58:24PM +0300, Max Ushakov wrote:
>or this is ``reverse engineering'' and so unlawful, or

Most countries still define reverse engineering for the purposes of compatible interworking as a specifically lawful thing to do. Without such a thing much of industry would grind to a halt. Only a few things, like the DMCA (Damnable Misdeed of a Corrupt Administration), pull in the other direction.