Re: Lives there a boolean integer?

Subject: Re: Lives there a boolean integer?
From: "Tim Altom" <taltom -at- simplywritten -dot- com>
To: "Mark L. Levinson" <markl -at- gilian -dot- com>, "TechDoc List" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2000 15:51:56 -0500

I would prefer "binary" rather than "boolean", with or without a capital B.
"Boolean" has come to be used too loosely for my taste. It also refers to
Boolean operators, which is, in my mind, a better place to use the word

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> Should I stand on the principle that an integer
> is not boolean? (I am not trying to make a
> distinction between Boolean and boolean, and
> I would be content not to cause a digression
> on that topic.)
> Mark L. Levinson
> markl -at- gilian -dot- com
> Herzlia, Israel

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