Delphi Co-existence in a .Net 2.0 world

It wasn't very long after the release of the latest Microsoft .net 2.0 framework that applications were getting written to it, and the applications which we deployed using Delphi (and the .net 1.x frameworks) abruptly ceased to function.The funny thing is that the portion that I had written for .net was a mutant dll file which allowed me to bridge from our legacy win32 application into the ACT!