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ColorButton unit with TColorButton saved for posterity as got hi-jacked.

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/07/18

Hopefully my blog will last longer than the original articles.

Last year, I noticed yet another path into bit rot: [WayBack] The title reads “Source Code for the TColorButton Delphi Component”… I must be going blind because I can’t find it – Thomas Mueller (dummzeuch) – Google+

In this case, got redirected via to [WayBack which is a copy of the original article failing to preserve the download links of the original source code.

It doesn’t help that the original source download at also redirects to a generic catch all of [WayBackDelphi Programming where also redirects to.

In other words: got hi-jacked.

So here are some links to various forms of that source code:


2 Responses to “ColorButton unit with TColorButton saved for posterity as got hi-jacked.”

  1. zarkogajic said

    Hi Jeroen,

    Argh .. they ( are tearing my work and I cannot do much about it :(

    Luckily Wayback machine is working (still) :)

    • jpluimers said

      I an all too much aware of putting time and effort into stuff that gets put behind walls or even thrown away.

      Thanks for all the work though, much appreciated!


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