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GeneralRe: OT - Code Stash PinprotectorMarc Clifton29-Nov-12 2:36 
GeneralRe: OT - Code Stash PinprotectorPete O'Hanlon29-Nov-12 3:03 
GeneralRe: OT - Code Stash PinprotectorMarc Clifton29-Nov-12 4:32 
GeneralRe: OT - Code Stash PinprotectorPete O'Hanlon29-Nov-12 11:19 
GeneralRe: OT - Code Stash PinprotectorMarc Clifton29-Nov-12 11:24 
GeneralRe: OT - Code Stash PinprotectorPete O'Hanlon29-Nov-12 11:31 
GeneralRe: Why you should never use a boolean field (use an Enum instead) Pinmemberharold aptroot20-Nov-12 6:12 
GeneralRe: Why you should never use a boolean field (use an Enum instead) Pinmembermark merrens20-Nov-12 6:59 
Terrence Dorsey wrote:
Using a boolean is an antipattern

 
It's only an anti-pattern if you cocked up the design stage and didn't think it through properly.
 
Terrence Dorsey wrote:
From this experience, in the future, I’ll never use a Boolean field again, and always start with an Enum

 
Seriously? You committed that statement to a blog post that will haunt you for the rest of your career?
 
Using a boolean is not an anti-pattern unless it was the wrong choice in the first place.
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