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May 27th, 2008, 03:16 AM
Posted by Alan Green (http://threads.codegear.com/threads/threads.exe/userall?commentid=38833) on Jan 25 2006 on Antique Software: Turbo Pascal v3.02:

May I suggest you upgrade to TP 5.5 (at least) for the following "good" reasons you may not be aware of: 1) UNITS - Much better than include files for re-using code. 2) UNITS - Are much easier to use than TP 3.x overlays for those "heavyweight" programs. 3) IDE - Much more functional - especially for testing and de-bugging. 4) OBJECTS - Sure I know the learning curve is steep - but it is worth it. Once you understand OOP, a whole new world of programming opens up to you, Delphi and .NET are two examples.

Personally I'm bothed by your remarks posted on "Antique Software: Turbo Pascal v3.02" and even more bothered by the Fact that Code Gear From Borland (http://dn.codegear.com/article/20792) deny anyone from commenting on your comments! Perhaps I'm throwing your comments out of context because the person your referring to maybe using a PC, though it bothers me that all of this is simply posted on a TP 3 Related website. Until updates are made (perhaps never) TP 3 is the last Compiler to exist under a CP/M based system, though people don't reconise this!
It exists on a number of different CP/M based platforms for machines which don't know anything else, if you using CP/M-86 TP 3.x is the last thing made for it.

So if you're out there reading this, in some ways it's still significant in the tricks which it has up it's sleve.