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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Emulators

From: Matt Lee
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Emulators
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 17:02:01 -0500
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On 12/13/10 16:45, Sam Geeraerts wrote:
> Some people consider game ROMs to be artwork, but they must contain some
> logic too. They're unmodifiable and sourceless in any case, so I think
> we shouldn't provide software who's only purpose is to run those ROMs.
> Thoughts?

I don't think it's fair to say they're unmodifiable.

There's even GUI tools to modify them. Plus, emulators often require a
copy of the BIOS, which is not usually licensed for distribution.

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