Basically, if reverse engineering is banned, then a lot of the open source community is doomed to fail.
A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes.
Basically, if I have no intention of using a service then I won't bother reverse-engineering it.
You can do reverse engineering, but you can’t do reverse hacking.
I still haven't heard anything from Apple about my hacks. There is a tool based on my work reverse-engineering Apple's FairPlay called jhymn that's been hosted on a U.S. server for over a year and nothing has happened.
Writers acquire their technique by spotting, savoring, and reverse-engineering examples of good prose.
Copying is about reverse-engineering.