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- Subject: Re: false [was: The "Is nil present in a table" problem]
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <rieru@...>
- Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 11:15:40 -0600 (CST)
On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, John Belmonte wrote:
> Scheme is a pretty serious as far as languages go and it manages to get by
> with just a false type.
Scheme treats any non #f value as "true" in conditionals. But it has a
boolean type (as far as Scheme has any type), with two values: #t and #f.
(see Revised(4) Report on the Algorithmic Language Scheme, Section 6.1:
Booleans; or Revised(5)... Section 6.3.1)