Double underscores -- ugly?

Steve Holden steve at
Wed Feb 20 03:20:28 CET 2008

castironpi at wrote:
> On Feb 19, 10:26 am, Wildemar Wildenburger
> <lasses_w... at> wrote:
>> Jason wrote:
>>> Hmm.  I must be the only person who doesn't think the double
>>> underscores are ugly.
>> Nope. I like them too. :)
>> Frankly, I think it's just a matter of adaption. I too found it rather
>> "ugly" in the beginning, but with anything, I've gotten used to it. (And
>> I wholeheartedly support your "looks like underlined / is unintrusive
>> like whitespace" argument.)
>> /W
> My editor actually renders them as miniature chess pieces.  The
> bartender said she runs a pre-execution step, that searches and
> replaces a double-colon with the underscores.

If you're taking programming advice from a bartender your postings 
suddenly start to make sense (though not, unfortunately, as comments 
about programming). Do you think perhaps yo might be trying just a 
little too hard?

Steve Holden        +1 571 484 6266   +1 800 494 3119
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