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Deliberately obscure, yes:

>We should note that in Nock and Hoon, 0 (pronounced “yes”) is true, and 1 (“no”) is false. Why? It’s fresh, it’s different, it’s new. And it’s annoying. And it keeps you on your toes. And it’s also just intuitively right.




Well, it's no different than Unix:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/True_and_false_(Unix)




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