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From: Andrei Alexandrescu (andrewalex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-09 15:43:32

> Almost anything would be better than operator%, at least from a visual,
> suggestive point of view. Let's face it, the choice of << for ostream
> was made at least partially on the basis of the suggestiveness of its
> graphics.

By the way, I'm not sure whether this was pointed out so far - operator% is
used by Python for formatting. That's what one could call a "precedent".


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