boolean values in krb5.conf

Wang Weijun at
Mon Feb 10 03:02:24 EST 2014

On Feb 8, 2014, at 23:52, Greg Hudson <ghudson at MIT.EDU> wrote:

> On 02/08/2014 04:51 AM, Wang Weijun wrote:
>> at src/util/profile/prof_get.c#L337. So the opposite of "t" is "nil" instead of "f". Is there a history here?
> Yeah, in LISP, nil is the empty list, which is the only value which
> evaluates as false, and t is a boolean true.

OK, so this 't' is that LISP *true*, and not just only an abbreviation of "true" in common sense.

> Did you run into a case where someone expected "f" to work as a boolean
> false value?

No. I just thought where there is a 't', there should also be a 'f' as its opposite.


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