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Hi all,

Ok, I finally have D3! Yes!! And they are all already talking about D4 :-((. But heck I've D3....

Now, I ordered D3 and the patch to D3.01..... BUT looking at the received CD's, I don't see any difference!!

Except, one od them was packed with the books and the other not.

Also if I install one of them they both have version number 3 and the same build number (think 5.83)

Is this normal? Please help me, so that I can give the correct information at the seller.

Regards, ZiF.
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by:JimBob091197
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Hi Zif

I have Delphi 3.01 Professional, and it's ver 3.0 build 5.83.

Cheers,
JB
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by:ZifNab
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Hi JB, thanks for your quick response. I also have the professional version.

Both CD's seem to give me v3.0 build 5.83. Where should be the difference then? How to localize it?

Tom.
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by:JimBob091197
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Hi Zif

My Delphi32.exe has file version 3.0.5.83.

Maybe your 1st CD was actually 3.01???  Did you order it from Borland?  Unfortunately I don't have my original Delphi 3 CD, only the 3.01 CD, but I remember that the CDs looked the same so I wrote "3.01" on the new CD so that I could see the difference!

Cheers,
JB
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by:ZifNab
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Hi JB,

Yes, It looks like I've two got 3.01...

I ordered it from a software company here in Belgium.

Maybe if somebody still has 3.0 we 'll know more.

Regards, Tom.
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Hi all,
I have D3.02. The D3.01/02 update patches the library/source files of the RTL/SYS/VCL, not the Delphi binaries. Take a look at the file dates in your .\SLib directory. The updated files should have a timestamp of 4:00 for D3.0, 4:01 for D3.01 and 4:02 for D3.02. Note that not any file has been updated.

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Slash/d003303
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by:ZifNab
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Hi d003303,

In both CD's at the RunImage\Delphi30\SLib directory the files have been modified at 5/08/97 3:01

ZiF.
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by:d003303
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Hi Zif,
all files in the RunImage\Delphi30\SLib on my 3.0 CD are dated 24.03.97 3:00, and on the 3.01 CD 05.08.97 3:01. Try to inserted a different CD before you insert the second Delphi CD, maybe the disk cache hasn't recognized the CD change.
I have the international (US english) version of Delphi, maybe that's the point ?

Slash/d003303
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by:ZifNab
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Hi all,

I have also international (US English) version of Delphi. Still both have 05.08.97  3:01, even after inserting a different CD. So, I think we may conclude that I have two Delphi CD's with version 3.01....

Regards, ZiF.
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by:d003303
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Yo, seems so... maybe you can sell the second one ;-)
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by:rickpet
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Don't forget to download the patch at www.inprise.com

Rick
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thanks all!
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