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According to this tutorial OpenNI does not support custom gestures.

However, Youtube has videos of people doing just that. Now, clearly this thing loads gestures from somewhere. How can I find out where if they've managed to obfuscate the code successfully?

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Please do not cross-post. Find the Stack Exchange site that the question is most appropriate for and post there (and only there). –  PersonalNexus Jan 8 '12 at 20:21
    
AFAIK that is not a tutorial; it's the official documentation. –  jamesson Jan 8 '12 at 21:44
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Version on SO - stackoverflow.com/questions/8764844/… –  ChrisF Jan 8 '12 at 22:27

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How can I reverse-engineer code that's been obfuscated successfully?

You can't. That's kind of the definition of successful obfuscation. Consider that your tutorial may be out of date.

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See above re tutorial; consequently I don't see how it can be out of date if it's the official documentation. My question is (and I know this may be naive optimism) isn't there some way to inspect the code, memory access, and/or hd access, that will tell me what it's accessing? I mean, it's been done. Surely this youtube guy does not have unique mutant coding powers? –  jamesson Jan 8 '12 at 21:47
    
by "this guy", btw, I mean youtube.com/watch?v=t89TUfjFuGs –  jamesson Jan 8 '12 at 21:53
    
relevant discussion is here groups.google.com/group/openni-dev/browse_thread/thread/… –  jamesson Jan 8 '12 at 21:57
    
wow, here I go thinking I was at worst naive and now it turns out I was full on stupid... Oh well... –  jamesson Jan 9 '12 at 1:51

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