11 March 2016 - Forum Rules
Started by Josephine Lithius, November 16, 2016, 05:04:28 PM
Quote from: Disch on November 16, 2016, 05:39:11 PMAFAIK the only time you actually needed a header in the past is if you were using a copier device --- but I'm not even sure modern devices like SD2SNES use them (note I could be wrong about this). In fact, I'm not aware of anything that actually uses them.
Quote from: Mugi on November 16, 2016, 09:00:35 PMpowerpack has a detection for rom headers and to my knowledge, it just skips them if found.i havent used mine in a while but i have a shiny memory of seeing the "headered rom" ....loadingat the top of the screen when you set your rom and hit play.as such, while it takes both kinds, the result is the same. Im fairly sure such routines were simply added to maintain compatibility with both types of roms insead of binding it to either headered or headerless.
Quote from: Disch on November 16, 2016, 10:13:36 PMAlso, IIRC byuu actually did try to standardize "no header" ROMs back in the early days of BSNES -- by having the emu refuse to load ROMs that had a header. Of course it didn't work and people complained about it because it just made you have to jump through an extra hoop to play your ROMs.
Quote from: SunGodPortal on November 16, 2016, 10:16:41 PMJumping through hoops? No, doesn't sound like BSNES at all.
Quote from: Joseph Lithius on November 16, 2016, 11:55:11 PM"This ROM has a header. We can't really do much with that. Would you like us to remove it for you?"
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