> > If that is indeed true, that's certainly great to see.
> It's true, though naturally Guru doesn't know Caps0ff, and is just making random
> (unfounded) conjecture about the guy's skillset.
> From the people I've talked to who know him, he can give Tarnovsky a run for his
> money in terms of what he can do. Though, in fairness, the i8751 dumping was in fact
> pretty easy, as there is indeed a quick and easy exploit for those chips. However,
> Caps0ff has also dumped the Taito M-Chip for Extermination, and at the very least I
> don't think the M-Chip has a UV window like the i8751s do, so the guy had to at least
> have gotten a little bit more down-and-dirty to dump it.
> > Agreed!! It's been a while since i last read that page and i recall seeing alotta
> > chips marked as stolen,going by the latest update to that list are we to believe
> > the change in status eg no longer marked as stolen that those chips have somehow
> > recovered..??
> The chips have been recovered, and the guy has provided an inventory and an
> explanation to Vas Crabb, who has kindly posted the inventory and relevant
> information here: http://arcade.vastheman.com/decap/
> > Although gotta admit my first thought here is CapsOff and Chris T are very likely
> > same person.
> They're definitely not the same person.
I'd actually argue that these guys are *more* capable than Tarnovsky, but yes, at the very least on the same level.
It's basically a good result for all concerned.