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2011/1/13 "J.Jørgen von Bargen" <>:
> _ is a common used macro in i18n implementation in various programming
> languages (most to be notified in C/C++), when gettext is used for
> translation lookup.

yeah, i've noticed that too.

but given that in Lua you can omit the parenthesis for single-string
functions, any short-named function looks relatively 'light':

(in fact, it's close to some 'string prefixes' used in Python and (i
think) Perl:  r'raw string', u'unicode text', etc)