There are front-ends with more than enough capability to use .ini lists to determine what in MAME is an arcade, computer, chess machine, calculator, or any other classification one can come up with. I'm not saying that the MAME project won't ever come up with an internal solution, but it is not in the immediate short term roadmap for the project.
Yes but then we would have to create a list to separate them manually. And MAME can do this without hassle, it's already there in the source code anyway, and easily export to the -listxml output.
But I've been told to not hold by breath, that such tag will never be implemented in MAME.
Ciro Alfredo Consentino
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