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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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