Delphi public newsgroup changes

By: John Kaster

Abstract: A quick reference guide for the recent changes in the Delphi newsgroups

Delphi newsgroup changes

This is a quick guide to the recent changes in the Delphi newsgroups on the Borland public newsgroup server. These changes were made to provide areas for discussions regarding both Delphi 8 for the Microsoft.NET framework, and for Delphi's Win32 support. For more information on the Borland newsgroups, see http://www.borland.com/newsgroups/.

Old New Actions Description
borland.public.delphi.netpreview.aspnet borland.public.delphi.aspdotnet.general migrate Discuss general aspects of ASP.NET development in this newsgroup, including application design and web services
       
  borland.public.delphi.aspdotnet.components.writing add Discuss ASP.NET component writing issues here
  borland.public.delphi.aspdotnet.components.using add Discuss ASP.NET component usage issues here
  borland.public.delphi.aspdotnet.ide add Discuss the Delphi IDE support for ASP.NET, including the designer, debugging, and component palette here
       
borland.public.delphi.netpreview.clr borland.public.delphi.nativeapi.clr migrate Discuss use of the Microsoft .NET Common Language Run-time (CLR) in this newsgroup
borland.public.delphi.nativeapi borland.public.delphi.nativeapi.win32 migrate Discuss use of the Win32 API in this newsgroup
       
borland.public.delphi.netpreview.non-technical   read-only This group is now read-only
       
  borland.public.delphi.rtl.general add Discuss general run-time issues that are not specific to either .NET or Win32 here
borland.public.delphi.netpreview.rtl borland.public.delphi.rtl.dotnet migrate Discuss issues regarding the .NET implementation of the Delphi run time library here
borland.public.delphi.rtl borland.public.delphi.rtl.win32 migrate Discuss issues regarding the Win32 implementation of the Delphi run time library here
       
  borland.public.delphi.language.delphi.general add Discuss general Delphi language issues here that are not specific to Win32 or .NET
borland.public.delphi.language.objectpascal borland.public.delphi.language.delphi.win32 migrate Discuss Win32-specific Delphi language issues here
borland.public.delphi.netpreview.compiler borland.public.delphi.language.delphi.dotnet migrate Discuss .NET-specific Delphi language issues here
       
  borland.public.delphi.modeldrivenarchitecture.eco add Discuss the Enterprise Core Objects (ECO) implementation Delphi here
       
  borland.public.delphi.vcl.components.using.general add Discuss general VCL component usage issues that are not specific to .NET or Win32 here
borland.public.delphi.vcl.components.using borland.public.delphi.vcl.components.using.win32 migrate Discuss VCL usage issues that are specific to Win32 here
  borland.public.delphi.vcl.components.using.dotnet add Discuss VCL usage issues that are specific to Win32 here
       
  borland.public.delphi.vcl.components.writing.general add Discuss general VCL component writing issues that are not specific to .NET or Win32 here
borland.public.delphi.vcl.components.writing borland.public.delphi.vcl.components.writing.win32 migrate Discuss VCL usage issues that are specific to Win32 here
  borland.public.delphi.vcl.components.writing.dotnet add Discuss VCL usage issues that are specific to Win32 here
       
       
  borland.public.delphi.database.ado-net add Discuss database issues specific to ADO.NET issues here
  borland.public.delphi.database.bdp add Discuss database issues specific to Borland Data Providers (BDPs) here
  borland.public.delphi.database.dotnet add Discuss general .NET database issues here
  borland.public.delphi.database.general add Discuss general database design and usage issues here
  borland.public.delphi.database.win32 add Discuss general Win32 database issues here
       
  borland.public.delphi.com.interop.win32 add Discuss com-interop issues for Win32 here
  borland.public.delphi.com.interop.dotnet add Discuss com-interop issues for .NET here
borland.public.delphi.activex.controls.using borland.public.delphi.com.activex.using migrate Discuss ActiveX usage issues here
borland.public.delphi.activex.controls.writing borland.public.delphi.com.activex.writing migrate Discuss ActiveX writing issues here
       
borland.public.delphi.ide borland.public.delphi.ide.general migrate Discuss general Delphi IDE issues here
  borland.public.delphi.ide.htmldesigner add Discuss Delphi IDE HTML designer issues here
       
borland.public.delphi.internationalization borland.public.delphi.internationalization.win32 migrate Discuss Win32 internationalization issues here
  borland.public.delphi.internationalization.dotnet add Discuss .NET internationalization/globalization issues here
  borland.public.delphi.internationalization.general add Discuss general internationalization issues here that are not specific to Win32 or .NET
       
  borland.public.delphi.winforms.controls.using add Discuss .NET WinForms control usage here
  borland.public.delphi.winforms.controls.writing add Discuss .NET WinForms control writing here
       
borland.public.delphi.publicbeta.variants   delete  

Action descriptions

ActionDescription
AddCreate a new newsgroup
DeleteRemove this newsgroup without moving its messages anywhere
MigrateCopy the messages from the old newsgroup to the new newsgroup and mark the old newsgroup read-only
Read-onlyMark a newsgroup read-only for 30 days before removing it

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