[LLVMdev] "Name that compiler"

Duncan Sands baldrick at free.fr
Fri Apr 13 02:12:34 PDT 2007

> Along these lines, is there any mythical characters or historical persons which are associated with translation (which 
> is the primary role of a compiler framework)? I can only think of 'Babel', but I'm sure there must be some other 
> possibilities...

There's always Thoth, the ancient Egyptian god attributed with the
invention of writing.

Talking of history, we could call LLVM the "Analytical Engine", AE for short.



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