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- Subject: Re: false and nil
- From: Hugo Musso Gualandi <hgualandi@...>
- Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2018 07:44:43 -0300
> I always find the distinction between true and `true` difficult to
> make when writing documentation. It might show up only as a different
> font. So I say "tests true" rather than "is true", and "a true value"
> rather than "true".
I like the terms "truthy" for "tests true" and "falsy"/"falsey" for the opposite. I believe they are fairly widespread as well.
I'd avoid saying "a true value". I think it is less clear than "a truthy value" or "a value that tests true"