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Null character in Delphi (Caret notation: ^@)

Yanniel's notes – I was assigned with a new programming task and I found the following constant declaration in the base code (Delphi 2007):const  s1 : PChar = ^@;I was not sure about the meaning of such statement: the first ideas in my mind pointed me to think about some kind of pointer related syntax. I was induced to think so for the caret (^) and the at (@) symbols (operators?), which allow dereferencing a pointer and returning the address of a variable respectively.Despite my hunch, the meaning of the above constant declaration was very different from my initial thoughts. Actually, it’s quite ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? Yanniel @ 2011-07-20 14:02

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