Yes, it's all about choice, and in general choice is good. But the choice that I want is to be able to buy native hardware in three years time when I hope to upgrade my Iyonix.
As long as the emulator options don't prevent real ARM-RISC OS hardware from being made, then I applaud the extra choice they bring. I'm not saying they *will* have an effect on this, but I think it's reasonable to be a little concerned, because there is that possibility.
Ayway, WinClip sounds like a very neat addition. I remember Acorn produced something similar for PC cards what seems like many aeons ago.