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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-20774

Force assert() to accept only booleans

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      Currently assert() will accept non-boolean values, and tests them for truthyness/falsiness. Sometimes this is desirable, but it may permit problems such as mistakenly testing an object, or a function itself (rather than its return value), and so on.

      It would be better if assert() only accepted boolean values, and situations where the author wants to test a non-boolean value should explicitly declare that by using assert.truthy() and/or assert.falsy() helper functions.

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              backlog-server-stm Backlog - Server Tooling and Methods (STM) (Inactive)
              kevin.pulo@mongodb.com Kevin Pulo
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