[cfe-dev] C++ status report web page

Argiris Kirtzidis akyrtzi at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 09:14:54 PDT 2008

Ted Kremenek wrote:
> On Jul 2, 2008, at 4:45 AM, Argiris Kirtzidis wrote:
>> Hi,
>> After a suggestion by Chris, I've added a page to track C++ support in
>> Clang:
>> http://lists.cs.uiuc.edu/pipermail/cfe-commits/Week-of-Mon-20080630/006333.html 
>> Please feel free to add something I missed, change wording and/or change
>> the whole design of the page.
>> Later I'll link to this page by the front page ("Current Status") and
>> get_involved.html ("Open Projects"/"Continue work on C++ support").
> Hi Argiris,
> I think this is a good start for a page like this.  Besides 
> incorporating some of the feedback from the other responders, you 
> might want to consider not using the terms "Sema", "CodeGen", "Parse", 
> etc.  These are libraries used to implement features, and are not the 
> features themselves.  Using these terms makes the page only useful to 
> people who understand Clang's internals (i.e., Clang developers), and 
> this page really should be targeted to a much broader audience (i.e., 
> anybody who cares about C++ support in Clang).
> I would use the following terms instead:
> Parse  -> "parsing"
> Sema -> "type checking"
> CodeGen -> "code generation (compilation)"
> For those who know the internals of Clang, they will be able to do the 
> reverse mapping just fine.

Would it be better to do Sema->"AST building" ?


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