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language (C More or Less) A subject-oriented language (SOL).
Each C+- class instance, known as a subject, holds hidden
members, known as prejudices, agendas or undeclared
preferences, which are impervious to outside messages; as well
as public members, known as boasts or claims.
The following C operators are overridden as shown:
@# better than
worse than
@# way better than
#@#@ forget it
! not on your life
== comparable, other things being equal
!== get a life, guy!
C+- is strongly typed, based on stereotyping and
self-righteous logic. The Boolean variables TRUE and
FALSE (known as constants in other, less realistic languages)
are supplemented with CREDIBLE and DUBIOUS, which are fuzzier
than Zadeh's traditional fuzzy categories. All Booleans can
be declared with the modifiers strong and weak. Weak
implication is said to "preserve deniability" and was added at
the request of the DoD to ensure compatibility with future
versions of Ada. Well-formed falsehoods (WFFs) are
assignment-compatible with all Booleans. What-if and
why-not interactions are aided by the special conditional