Conventions for dummy name (was: for loop without variable)

Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven asmodai at
Thu Jan 10 09:13:37 CET 2008

-On [20080110 00:21], Ben Finney (bignose+hates-spam at wrote:
>The problem with the '_' name is that it is already well-known and
>long-used existing convention for an entirely unrelated purpose: in
>the 'gettext' i18n library, the '_' function to get the
>locally-translated version of a text string.

The same applies for Babel ( where we have _() in
similar vein to the gettext implementation.

Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(-at-)> / asmodai
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