I googled myself a little to see which article is more commonly used with types, and I understood one commonly uses a to indicate a general type such as
But what about a specific type such as a structure? For example, which one should I use when I'm writing a sentence like below?
A: Assume a delegate pointer is a T type.
B: Assume a delegate pointer is the T type.
I used T to denote the name of a specific data type. Both look somewhat awkward for me, since A is like it's indicating one of many T types (which is not), and B looks a little redundant due to the.
Some might suggest I can simply write
Assume a delegate pointer is T,
but I'd rather make it clear that the T I'm using is a kind of type.