[fpc-devel]win32 compiler funny

Florian Klaempfl Florian.Klaempfl at gmx.de
Thu Sep 21 13:30:18 CEST 2000

Jonas Maebe wrote:
> 'OUT' is apparently some kind of calling convention for which support was
> added in version 1.1 (and as such, 'out' is now a keyword). I don't know
> what it's used for.

OUT is used for COM support. It uses the same mechanism as VAR but no
value is passed when calling the procedure, only the output is important.
This has only consequences for ref. counted types as ansistrings and interfaces.

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