[fpc-pascal] A better way?

Ryan Joseph ryan at thealchemistguild.com
Fri Apr 15 11:00:11 CEST 2016

> On Apr 15, 2016, at 3:46 PM, Tony Whyman <tony.whyman at mccallumwhyman.com> wrote:
> You could describe it as typecast done in the var clause of a method. The right hand identifier is not restricted to function parameters.

I’m not understanding how this would work. I’ve read that the keyword (I’ve never heard about until now) makes a variable share memory so it’s like an alias I guess.

So, a common scenario is a member variable being declared as TObject then having to typecast it every time I need to access one of it’s methods. Declaring another variable in each function instead of typecasting is perhaps more work but maybe I’m not getting it.


	Ryan Joseph

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