What is the meaning of the “Guid?” type?

Recently when working with the Entity Framework I had a parameter marked as ‘Guid?’, after reasearching the Internet this is what I came up with as to what a type is with a ‘?’ (question mark) character at the end:

? is use to assign null for premitive data types like int, string, Guid, etc.

So for example,  you could do the following:

int? i = null;

However not this:

int i = null;

The last one would cause a compile error. So, why would you use this? Well, for the entity framework it makes sense as a non-initialized property is hard to identify. For example, in the case of an integer (Say property age) zero could be a valid value (just born), however, how do you distinguish between a valid zero and a non initialized integer? That’s when the null is helpful.

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