[plt-scheme] boolean operators on integers

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sat Jul 12 12:20:31 EDT 2008

Thanks for making my point stronger.

On Jul 12, 2008, at 12:12 PM, Prabhakar Ragde wrote:

> 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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