Originally Posted by BuZz
Why rewrite from scratch when there is a good codebase available? It's a shame when some decent projects lack development - recently for example EmulationStation - the project has fragmented now, due to lack of upstream dev - but at least we can continue development. We all hope the author will have time again to go through the pull requests - we want our improvements to go upstream, but if not, we will do it ourselves. Had it been closed - this would not have been possible.
I was having some second thoughts about making my RetroFX libraries closed source. I don't think I will since when my Amiga dies I probably won't replace it with the same model. (I may get an FPGA system.) I won't be able to test the code.