[sane-devel] Re: Is reverse engineering legal ?

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Mon Aug 8 09:00:22 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-08-06 at 17:29 +0200, Julien HENRY wrote:
> No, I don't include ASM in my program. I just inspect
> ASM to understand USB logs, and I write my personnal C
> code that "imitate" what ASM does.

Yeah. And they can claim that they developed the algorithms and thus
you're violating their Copyright. By actually looking at their code
you're "tainted".

Ultimately, it's your choice (and possibly problem). I wouldn't do it
that way for the given reasons.

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