> > MAME as a whole is not about "playing old games". It's about preservation, and moving > > it to GPL is one step closer to getting it into museums and other places that would > > really love to use it for such. > > Allow me to laught out loud here on behalf of millions of users who use(d) MAME to > play games and who will never make any sense out of that "it's been preserved but > MAME's not intended for playing it" schizophrenia. > Museums ? What the holy coconuts ?!
And none of those "millions of users" are actually contributing to MAME development. It's the people who care about preservation who've kept the MAME train rolling for almost twenty years.