> 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.
We had some guy ask this same identical thing on bannister a few months ago, the upshot is he wanted it so he could avoid doing some processing in his frontend he was writing, and MAMEdev does not do your homework for you so it was shot down.