This is probably a very lame question, but what is the correct pronunciation of
:= in Delphi?
How would you say:
A := 5; if A = 5 then B := TMyClass.Create;
I think I've heard "A equals 5", and "5 is assigned to A", and "A is set to 5" for values, but I'm not sure if either of these are any good. For the reference assignment I think "B refers to a new instance of TMyClass" is the correct way? Or should it be "points to" instead?
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