> It's entirely up to the comfort zone of the MAME development team is what I've really
> been getting at. They will choose to move at the pace they're comfortable with.
> Honestly, you come across as somewhat badgering on this particular point. While I
> agree that a full build is probably a logical step forward, it's OBVIOUS to me that
> this is entirely outside the comfort zone of the team right now. Even more so with
> RB's admission that the team actually balked at picking a leader over the compilation
> That's more than a minor issue, that's the kind of issue that could actually *stop
> the MAME project cold* at this juncture.
That on the other hand is a valid point (although I wouldn't go that far as to believe that a project like MAME could ever stop cold). Since team devs are not comfortable with this yet, I cannot say much more. I guess I'll wait until they are comfortable.
(which I don't think will be in three years)