Originally posted by Antiriad
Its all very well authors claim that it takes time to do them, but at the end of the day an emulator is only commerically viable because of the software library created for it. Something that the authors have nothing to do with and no right to exploit.
And software DVD players (for example) are only commercially viable because there are DVDs available to play. The authors of DVD software don't have anything to do with DVDs either.