[LLVMdev] http://llvm.org/Name.html

John Criswell criswell at cs.uiuc.edu
Mon Apr 16 07:05:43 PDT 2007

Reid Spencer wrote:


Seeing as we don't have a wiki, do you need help applying these patches?

-- John T.
> Hi,
> There's been quite a bit of interest and discussion for naming LLVM. So 
> much so that I can't keep up with all the changes and ideas. We're
> working 
> on getting a Wiki and CMS system running but its likely not to be
> available 
> for a while.  Until then, I'd like to change the rules for name
> submission:
> 1. If you have commit access, make the changes yourself. Please don't
> affect 
>    anyone else's entry.
> 2. If you want to add something to the Name.html page and don't have
> commit
>    access, please prepare a patch and submit it to me as an attachment
> off
>    list.  I will apply it as quickly as I can.
> 3. There seem to be some themes for names and we might want to capture
> some 
>    of the llvmdev discussions in separate sections on the page. The two
> that
>    come to mind are portmanteau and dragons. The portmanteau section
> could
>    list both the portmanteau names as well as words that could be used
> in
>    the formation of portmanteau names. The dragon section could go into
> the
>    mythology of each name.
> Yes, if you didn't notice, I'm trying to off load some work here. Sorry,
> but
> I have a job too :)
> Reid.
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