Kotlin: IsNotEmpty() is not !IsNullOrEmpty()

One day, I saw this code in a code review. It looks odd as it is a NOT of Empty.

val hasNoString = !someString.isNullOrEmpty()

What comes to my mind is, this is essentially should be just.

val hasNoString = someString.isNotEmpty()

Looks logical right? When a string is not empty, it is definitely not null right?

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