I'll try that when the server is back up.

I thought I had an original thought. Oh well.

Regards,
   JJ

On 19-Apr-2006, at 19:59, Gennady Bystritsky wrote:

> If only you had any idea of how many times this was raised up and
> explained. I hope you do not find it overly rude an unwelcome if I
> suggest that you search the archive first at
> http://www.ruby-talk.org/ruby/ruby-talk/index.shtml for relevant
> discussions. It is a very good starting point in general.
>
> Being nice ;-),
> Gennady.
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: John Johnson [mailto:johnatl / mac.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 16:51
>> To: ruby-talk ML
>> Subject: Zero is true, but it isn't
>>
>> I was wondering today, so I tried this:
>>
>> puts "It's true" if 0
>>
>> Which prints "It's true", meaning 0 is not false. (This
>> should surprise C/C++/etc. people).
>>
>> So that means
>> puts "It's equal" if 0 == true
>>
>> but 0 != true. Although it seems it should be, since 0 !=
>> false as well. So, by extension, if an object is not nil, and
>> it is not equal to false, then it would stand to reason that
>> it is equal to true.
>>
>> Any thoughts?
>>
>> Regards,
>>    JJ
>>
>> ---
>> Help everyone. If you can't do that, then at least be nice.
>>
>>
>>
>
>

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