Open Source Java Decompiler

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at
Wed Sep 27 10:42:20 UTC 2006

On 27/09/06, Ouattara Oumar Aziz <wattazoum at> wrote:

> I am not sure decompilation of programs (even open source ones) is legal
>    ... Do anyone know something about that ?

As far as I'm aware, it's not illegal to decompile executable code in
my country (UK). There are companies who's sole purpose it is, is to
recover source code which has been lost from executable.

To the OP, you could try Decafe  to decompile java .class files - I'm
not sure of its effectiveness.

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