> considering it wasn't that long ago they were going on about how they'd never try and
> make any money whatsoever out of the projects, and now they have paetrons raking in a
> whole bunch with none of it going to the guys writing the actual emulators (and some
> very aggressive comments pulled from IRC logs hitting out at the emulators, calling
> them illegal etc. as justification of why the money shouldn't go to them) ... yeah
That's utterly appalling, and I had no idea that any of this was happening. It really does take profiting from others' work to a new and disgusting level.
> vile project, really sad to see so many people behind it, same for a quite a few
> others recently (closed source bullshit for modern systems pulling in huge amounts of
> cash and ensuring nobody else can contribute)
Has any of this been publicised? It really sounds as though it needs to be brought out into the open. The vast majority of end users likely won't care, unfortunately, but enough unpopular opinion from the right corners may make a difference.