[Mono-dev] @ Sign - General Question

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Thu Dec 29 15:10:01 EST 2005

Vladimir Lushnikov wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a general query. I haven't seen any mention of it on reference
> books, and an online search brings up
> http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/monoadn/inx.html so I thought I'd post
> the question here.
> I have a delegate called MyDelegate and I want to call it
> asynchronously. In Visual Studio, the IntelliSense comes up with the
> completion as: the parameters of the delegate (if any), and
> AsyncCallback asyn and the last parameter: "object @object" (without
> the quotes). And now to my question - what does the @ stand for? I
> know it is a string literal in C#, but what else can it stand for?
> Then on that link (see above) it indexes it to: "around variables in
> templates, 236".

The "@" masks a C# keyword.


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