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Larry Wall
March 15, 2005 08:23
Re: s/true/better name/
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On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 10:51:57AM +0100, Juerd wrote:
: Autrijus suggested "indeed" or "id", of which I like "indeed" better,
: because I'd like to continue using "id" with databases.

"id" is too heavily overloaded with identifiers and identities and such.
But "indeed" doesn't work right in context, "while indeed..."

I'd go with either "istrue" or "so".  "ok" is another possibility,
though that seems to connote definedness more than truth.


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