[plt-scheme] boolean operators on integers

From: Prabhakar Ragde (plragde at uwaterloo.ca)
Date: Sat Jul 12 12:12:41 EDT 2008

Matthias wrote:

> Can you explain why you think 0 and 1 should have anything to do with  
> true and false? (I am afraid that it somehow slipped into a document  
> that may confuse our users and we need to clarify this. -- In  
> centuries past, around 1738, people thought that 0 stood for #f and  
> that 1 stood for #t. But this pun hasn't been useful to real  
> programmer since then so I don't know where one would fine this idea,  
> except in history books.)

The C programming language...? --PR

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