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

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Wed Jul 2 09:31:08 PDT 2008

On Jul 2, 2008, at 8:38 AM, 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.

I think that using contractions like this is ok.  I added a paragraph  
to the top explaining what they mean and made the table use a nicer  
looking border.


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