[fpc-pascal] Constructors & Destructors 101

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Apr 3 11:05:49 CEST 2009

On 03 Apr 2009, at 03:43, Richard Ward wrote:

> 5)	Although I can't remember reading it anywhere, I've noticed from  
> my own demo programs that the addresses of objects are initially set  
> to nil.

That is not correct. All global variables (classes/objects or not) are  
initialized to 0/nil, but local variables aren't (except in case of  
reference-counted types). Moreover, the contents of a class instance  
are also zeroed when creating it.


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