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From: <wmwd...@sneakemail.com ) (Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de)>
Fri, 12 Mar 2004 16:23:37 +1300
John Roth wrote:
> I suspect that's a rather common error. I'd much prefer> that both find and index return an object that acted like> a number but returned the logically correct response when> queried as a boolean: true for zero and false for -1.

Good heavens, no! That would be a *massively* dangerous
object to have floating around in one's program...

-- 
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand
http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/~greg

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