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Blast from the Past: `TThread` got introduced in Delphi 2

The Wiert Corner – Thanks Nick Hodges for asking, and Uwe Raabe for answering: Yep! Delphi 2 had TThread while Delphi 1 did not. It resulted in an interesting thread including topics like cooperative multi-tasking and named pipes under DOS by using Turbo Pascal. Boy, I remember the \pipe\ days and releasing a time slice by calling INT $28, $15 and $2F combinations like this: Note: you can even use INT $2F with AX=$1680 to check if you are running in a DOS x86 VM and other OS checks. –jeroen via: Anyone remember which version of Delphi introduced TThread?.Filed under: Borland Pascal, Delphi, Delphi 1, ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-01-03 13:08


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