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Pointers to value and to reference types (was: delphi – Why does TValue.Make require a pointer to an object reference? – Stack Overflow)

The Wiert Corner – Delphi seemingly makes the distinction between reference and value types disappear, especially because it hides the ^derefererncing operator for most usages: there is no ^ dereferencing operator when following “class” type object instances, “interface” references and “object” type object instances, strings, open arrays and dynamic arrays: the dereferencing is implicit usually you do not need the ^ dereferencing operator when Rudy Velthuis wrote a great article on pointers in general. Though it was in the Delphi 2009 timeframe, almost everything is very ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2012-05-30 07:00


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