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Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers
08/25/17 05:44 AM


What part of "maintenance burden" don't you understand? More code paths is more to maintain and test for every change we make. There's a point where the value of keeping certain code functionality is outweighed by its maintenance burden.

If we were actually paid to develop/support MAME, then we'd be able to trade the revenue from supporting this stuff against maintenance burden and make a decision based on actual profitability. But we aren't - we have one dedicated guy volunteering his time to testing, and a bunch of us trying to fit MAME development in with our lives. Something's gotta give.







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* Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers Boki 08/20/17 01:58 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developers Robbbert  08/20/17 05:53 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers Vas Crabb  08/20/17 03:23 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers Heihachi_73  08/23/17 01:31 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers uman  08/25/17 01:02 PM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers Haze  08/23/17 01:57 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers MooglyGuy  08/23/17 07:42 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers anikom15  08/23/17 05:44 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers Dullaron  08/23/17 04:48 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers anikom15  08/24/17 01:20 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers Dullaron  08/24/17 05:08 PM
. * Got it to work now. Turn off the softwarelist from the RetroArch MAME core. Dullaron  08/25/17 11:54 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers Vas Crabb  08/23/17 01:54 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers jonwil  08/24/17 10:37 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers Heihachi_73  08/25/17 04:46 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers B2K24  08/25/17 07:23 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers Vas Crabb  08/25/17 05:44 AM
. * Re: Got a message asking me to report to mame developpers TafoidAdministrator  08/25/17 04:52 AM

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