> What ever happened to asking the companies first if their copyrighted works can be > dumped and copied first? We are talking about a platform that is not required to be > preserved. If the platform had some obscure CPU I would be more understanding. But > this is not the case is it? > > I think this suggestion about comparing grabbing legacy software from a Korean > company is somehow linked to the virtue of preserving 80s arcade games is just weak. > > It looks to me that, there is no ethical boundaries Mame cannot cross. I cannot > believe that. What's next? Preserving some Half Life 2 mod in a PC with an unique > controller because its in the same vein as HL2 Survivor? > > There are so many games of the 80s out there that are still not captured (some I know > are beyond some of you), and yet you are all vesting on this Bounty Hunter game? > > LOL. > > Just ask them, I'm sure they would be appreciative of the gesture. They might help > you too. Heck they might make some money out of a port after all. > > If I am wrong about all of this, please show me some references to support your > argument, right now I cannot understand dumping recent x86 software.
Translation: I only like old games so I want all of Mamedev to only work on those old games that I like. I demand that Mamedev cease work on new games or I will have you sued.