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by phi2x
Fri May 11, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: News
Topic: IPF DECODER LIBRARY sourcecode released
Replies: 25
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Re: IPF DECODER LIBRARY sourcecode released

Are there any plans to release the low level FDC765 emulator sourcecode too?
It would be a very interesting read to improve emulators ;)
by phi2x
Sun Feb 13, 2011 12:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: IPF and Openness
Replies: 154
Views: 63651

Re: IPF and Openness

It's interesting to note that there is another file preservation format that is gaining grounds these days: the HFE file format. It was originally created for the universal HxC floppy emulator: http://hxc2001.free.fr/floppy_drive_emulator/ Software is also provided to convert from all popular file f...
by phi2x
Sat Feb 12, 2011 12:32 pm
Forum: News
Topic: IPF and Openness
Replies: 154
Views: 63651

Re: IPF and Openness

It's not only a matter of license. You have to realize that lots of emulators are coded in Java, Delphi, C#, etc... So having an IPF C library, no matter the license, won't be of great help for those emulator authors. The key thing here IMHO is that the IPF format has to be well documented in detail...