[cfe-dev] Introducing cfe-users mailing list!

Mehdi AMINI mehdi.amini at silkan.com
Thu Nov 15 00:46:34 PST 2012

Le 15/11/2012 01:08, Konstantin Tokarev a écrit :
> 15.11.2012, 11:55, "Mehdi AMINI" <mehdi.amini at silkan.com>:
>> Le 15/11/2012 00:13, Chris Lattner a écrit :
>>>   On Nov 14, 2012, at 7:06 PM, Sean Silva <silvas at purdue.edu> wrote:
>>>>   Quick, before it's too late!: call it `clang-users`.
>>>>   "those who need help using clang" are the ones who most need to *not*
>>>>   be confused by `cfe-`. For the sake of our users, please rename this;
>>>>   it adds an extra step of confusion that would simply "disappear" if it
>>>>   were named appropriately. Also, names should be self-documenting :)
>>>   Calling it cfe-users is consistent with our other clang mailing lists.  When the mailing lists are *all* moved of mail.cs.uiuc.edu, we'll rename all the clang lists to be clang-* instead of cfe-*.  In the meantime, consistency is good.
>> For what it's worth, it seems to me that "clang" as the C/C++ compiler
>> is cfe+llvm, then why would it be more consistent to name it cfe-users
>> than llvm-users?
> What about users of cfe (C++ or C API) itself for AST analysis?
> Where should such questions go?

I thought it was still cfe-dev@, but I was maybe wrong on the goal of 
this new list? Indeed if it is intended for people using clang-cfe APIs 
to build tools then I understand Chris' point and I was off-topic ;-)



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