[LLVMdev] "Name that compiler"
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Fri Apr 13 03:00:16 PDT 2007
On Apr 13, 2007, at 4:30 AM, Nicola Lugato wrote:
> I don't like very much mithology or fantasy names. A portmanteau is
> more professional (even if it sounds funny).
> For now IMHO the best proposal is Omnipiler and OmniC, even if the
> last one reminds too much of C. Maybe Omnic (with the lowercase c), or
> Omnip are better. Simple, elegant and somehow reminds of something
> technological (to me at least :P).
> So my idea is to list some key words and see if some nice portmanteau
> came out :)
> code, source, byte, compiler, optimizer, toolkit, language, assembler,
> machine, engine, translation (general llvm related terms)
> screwdriver (a generic helpful tool just like LLVM is)
> plasticine (gives the idea of modellability)
> fun (llvm is fun :P)
> omni, over, uber, iper, etc.
> lego (the idea of modularity, or "building complex things with
> simple pieces")
Pretty sure this is a registered trademark.
> So it could be: omnisource, legolang, transource, screwpiler,
> plastibyte, uberlang, oversource, optimatic, etc, etc.
> Ok, ok, i'm quitting :)
> On 4/13/07, Morten Ofstad <morten at hue.no> wrote:
>> me22 wrote:
>>> One of the nicer project names I've seen recently is Alexandria,
>>> for a
>>> book database program ( http://alexandria.rubyforge.org/ ). It
>>> unfortunately fails the searchability test, but does brilliantly at
>>> reminding you what it is.
>> 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
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