[lazarus] Recreating ListBox/ComboBox handle in win32

Vincent Snijders VSDS at RND.VB.CBS.NL
Wed Aug 27 03:43:58 EDT 2003

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be [mailto:Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be]
> On Tue, 26 Aug 2003, Karl Brandt wrote:
> > > a phyrus victory
> > >
> > sorry but what's phyrus?
> Phyrrus was an ancient king (read: time of the Romans).
> After some famous battle against the Romans was won, his army was
> decimated:
> the cost of victory was extremely high. Phyrrus said something like
> "that another similar victory would ruin him"
> Hence: "A phyrric victory".
> Michael.
Well explained.

Actually, most of the times his name is written in English as Pyrrhus.
(helps finding it with a search engine).


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