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Which version of Delphi are you using?
What 3rd party controls are tying it down to XP SP2?
How big is the application? Database requirements?
Generally code converters do not do well with 3rd party controls & you need somebody that understands the Delphi environment and C# that you are converting it to.
We're have a bit of an Artic blast, today. It's back up to 7F (roughly -14C). Brisk, wind, as well, ca. 30mph (gusts over 40mph). (48kph, 64kph gusts). My house heating system, not designed for this, was just about able to maintain 60F (15C) inside before I plugged in a 1500W electric heater and coaxed a few more degrees into the living room.
Some of you are lunatic enough to live where this is common. Why in the world would anyone's ancestors settle in frozen hell?
Well - at least daylight hours are almost back to 10.
I'm not going to tell here what happens with the tough guys in Texas when the temperature drops below +15C, but compared to them you are a true Viking who can't go swimming without bringing an ice pick.
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.
His last invention was an evil Lasagna. It didn't kill anyone, and it actually tasted pretty good.
why waste money on heaters and in particular the electricity they use?
I hear bitcoin mining machines are cheap these days
...yes while it's true they do cost more to run then they earn, but even if they only get 1/4 of their costs back it's still a quarter of your heating bill earned back.
Well, a 93-95% efficient natural gas heater is a lot cheaper to run than having someone else burn the fuel somewhere -> convert to electric (losses) -> send through power lines (losses) and turn what's left into heat.
I mean, really - the other 3/4 of the power used - how much entertainment value is there in watching bitcoins being mined? I prefer to get bitcoins the old traditional fashioned way, by holding data hostage.
phhht bitcoins for holding data hostage, that's hardly old school.
I still prefer to collect good old real folding US$ when rich distant relatives in far flung countries pass away leaving no other family but me (don't tell my siblings).
Sure gotta put out a few thousand for processing fees but I get millions back. that's what I call ROI.
(and the real bonus: being real US$ can also burn them to keep warm.)
I first thought about this when in Grad School in a suburb north of Chicago. That first -20F, when it wasn't even the wind-chill, and I wondered why the settlers (that survived) didn't head south as soon as the first winter passed.
Lake Michigan would freeze out as far as the eye could see every winter. Snow didsn't melt before the next snow drop. Stupid place to live. In the city of Chicago, itself, no on shoveled the snow out of the way because the law was that it was your fault if someone fell after you shoveled but an act of god if you left the snow alone.
Kindly replace the word "some" with the appropriate determiner.
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Well there are some positives to having a negative mathematical symbol in front of your temperature gauge.
1.I haven't had a mosquito bite in months.
2.Never had termites or cockroaches(well crickets are part of that family I guess)
3.I don't have to visit family as much because of the weather.
4.It gives me a better appreciation for what I'm missing when I leave to warmer pastures in retirement.
5.My dog does less circles before finding her ideal "landing spot"
Why in the world would anyone's ancestors settle in frozen hell?
Quite simply because they didn't.
The Northern climate has cycled through periods of cold and warmth throughout the existence of the planet.
My understanding is that many of our northern ancestors migrated north when we were in a warming period.
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