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    SubjectRe: RFC: booleans and the kernel
    On Fri, 25 Jan 2002, Timothy Covell wrote:

    > > > I thought that the whole point of booleans was to stop silly errors
    > > > like
    > > >
    > > > if ( x = 1 )
    > > > {
    > > > printf ("\nX is true\n");
    > > > }
    > > And how does s/1/true/ fix that?
    >
    > It doesn't fix "if ( x = true)". If would
    > just make it more legit to use "if (x)".

    It's been legit and idiomatic since day 1, if not sooner.

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