German translation: (zu)rückentwickeln (Software)

English term or phrase:reverse engineer
German translation:(zu)rückentwickeln (Software)
Entered by: Steffen Walter

15:34 Jan 17, 2003
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: engineer
Customer agrees not to reverse engineer,disassemble, decompile and otherwise attempt to discover the software code
Local time: 01:20
rückentwickeln, rückerschliessen
Sind meine beiden Favoriten aus dem Glossar, s. engineer und engineer engineer
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Klaus Herrmann
Local time: 01:20
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5 +7rückentwickeln, rückerschliessen
Klaus Herrmann



4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +7
rückentwickeln, rückerschliessen

Sind meine beiden Favoriten aus dem Glossar, s. engineer und engineer engineer

Klaus Herrmann
Local time: 01:20
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 6597

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  goemia: the term being asked is actually "reverse engineer", I agree with Klaus.
1 min
  -> Thanks, I forgot to point out it's reverse engineer, not engineer

agree  Kim Metzger: Ich habe auch zurückentwickeln gefunden
5 mins
  -> Auch absolut gebräuchlich.

agree  Claudia Tomaschek: Ja, aber ich würde zurückentwickeln schreiben, das ist im Bezug auf IT gängiger.
7 mins
  -> Interessante Frage, was gängiger ist. Selbst gelesen habe ich rückentwickeln häufiger.

neutral  ovid: i always thought they meant: unerlaubte Weiterentwicklung ... ovid
13 mins
  -> That's one of the options *after* reverse engineering.

agree  Steffen Walter: Yup, that's it. To ovid: see goemia's comment (don't forget the reverse part of it).
15 mins
  -> GVDNB :-)

agree  Brigitte Keen-Matthaei: (zu)rückentwickeln für reverse engineer ist bei meiner Arbeit schon sehr of
16 mins
  -> Danke

neutral  Cilian O'Tuama: rückentwickeln = backward as in 'to change for the worse', Rückerschliessen eher.
24 mins
  -> Rückerschliessen as in "to remove sewage lines from constructions sites"?

agree  Elvira Stoianov
1 hr

agree  Hermann: da war mal wieder was los hier - was fuer ein meinungskampf ;-)
18 hrs
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