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Is a pointer like a memory bookmark?
« on: October 31, 2019, 10:45:47 am »
Is a pointer like a memory bookmark? Would that be a good way of thinking about it?

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Re: Is a pointer like a memory bookmark?
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2019, 11:01:53 am »
That is a good way of thinking of it, though often it is referred to as an address, and is often likened to postal addresses.

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Re: Is a pointer like a memory bookmark?
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2019, 11:05:15 am »
thanks.

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Re: Is a pointer like a memory bookmark?
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2019, 07:38:29 am »
Is it just a name-tag we can stick to a specific hex address? It's just a tool to make hex addresses easier for us to work with, yeah?

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Re: Is a pointer like a memory bookmark?
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2019, 10:23:11 am »
Yep.