[LLVMdev] "Name that compiler"

Gabor Greif gabor at mac.com
Sat Apr 14 08:41:46 PDT 2007

Looks like people send many names in the contest,
so shall I do too.

I propose "Lepton", loosely meaning light (featherweight) in Greek.
It is used in particle physics to refer to very light particles  
(electrons, muons).

For me it also has the connotations of fastness and
restlessness (in the LLVM sense of post-compile

See more at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lepton#Etymology



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