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LPCSTR and Hungarian Notation

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When I break down this var in Hungarian Notation, it doesn't make any sense to me. It seems to say: "Long, Pointer, C-String" How can a C-String be of type long instead of char* If someone has some insight please tell :)

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The C stands for Constant, not C-String.
Long Pointer means that it's a 32bit pointer. It's long because in Win16 (Windows 3.1, etc), you used 16 bit pointers.

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