On Tue, 22 Feb 2005, Christian Neukirchen wrote:

> Pit Capitain <pit / capitain.de> writes:
> >    if something
> > expands to
> >    if something != nil && something != false
> > I think Christian is right that you cannot work around this in
> > Ruby. (Maybe Florian Grocan do it...)
> If he could, we wouldn't beg for #to_bool whenever possible...

It's been a damn long time too...

http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/4991
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/5056
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/5087

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