From: Greg Colvin (gcolvin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-01 20:28:35
From: joel de guzman <isis-tech_at_[hidden]>
> > I'm fine with +, but Joel has been pushing <<, which I hate.
> > I'm suggesting * as a compromise. Or else we wait for Bjarne's
> > overloaded white space proposal to be accepted ;->
> Now I ask. Why do you dislike the >> ?
Mostly it just looks ugly to me.
> a >> b.... b follows an a in sequence
Thanks to iostreams I would expect to see
a << b << c
a >> b >> c
which may be why it looks ugly to me.
That is, to get the string "abc" to output you would write
cout << "a" << "b" << "c";
But of course this is very subjective, and it's your call.
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