Double underscores -- ugly?

Marco Mariani marco at
Tue Feb 19 15:17:14 CET 2008

Ben Finney wrote:

>> I realise that double underscores make the language conceptually
>> cleaner in many ways (because fancy syntax and operator overloading
>> are just handled by methods), but they don't *look* nice.
> That's a good thing, in that it draws attention to the names.

Well, double underscore is awful when you have to read code with the 
wrong typeface, possibly printed.

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