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Re: "Super-clean" MAME XML file?
03/28/16 07:55 PM


> Does there exist a super-clean MAME XML file…one that doesn't overload data fields
> with multiple pieces of information?
>
> For example, in all the XML files I've found, the title for the ROM "1942" is "1942
> (Revision B)". Which, while thorough…I'd rather have the name be just "1942", with
> the "Revision B" information relegated to, say, a "revision" tag. Another example is
> "1942 (Williams Electronics license)"…I'd like the licensee info stored in a
> "licensee" tag.
>
> Does this exist?

No it does not, so far as I know. The XML is generated by the MAME binary, you'd have to apply a (rather large) source patch to MAME to get it to generate XML in the manner in which you speak. It's hard to say, MAME _may_ go that route someday. For now what it has is fine for more users.

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* "Super-clean" MAME XML file? Greg Maletic 03/27/16 07:12 PM
. * Re: "Super-clean" MAME XML file? StilettoAdministrator  03/28/16 07:55 PM
. * Re: "Super-clean" MAME XML file? R. Belmont  03/31/16 08:32 PM
. * Re: "Super-clean" MAME XML file? StilettoAdministrator  03/31/16 09:53 PM

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