Why bool( object )?

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Apr 29 16:21:45 CEST 2009

In article <340175e7-b349-4ca2-bf66-fa9113253f05 at v23g2000pro.googlegroups.com>,
Aaron Brady  <castironpi at gmail.com> wrote:
>The sound of that metaphor is rather pleasing ('sweet nothings'), but
>I'm not so sure that metaphors belong in computer science and

Well, you won't be a good programmer if you can't wrap your head around
metaphor.  All programming is about translating human thought into human
language -- albeit a very special language with (mostly) precise rules.
Repeat: programming languages are human languages.
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