[LLVMdev] RFC: variable names

Nick Kledzik kledzik at apple.com
Mon Oct 13 16:11:48 PDT 2014

On Oct 13, 2014, at 3:44 PM, Chandler Carruth <chandlerc at google.com> wrote:
> But I also really appreciate why most coding standards I have seen advocated try to use distinguished naming conventions for these things to make it easier to tell at a glance what things are what. And I suspect this kind of optimization for skimming and rapid comprehension is the correct way for LLVM to structure its style.
I agree.  

> My position is that trading one set of collisions for another set of collisions is a poor tradeoff. I would much rather trade for no collisions.
I agree.  No collisions is even better.  

I purposefully did not discuss data member names in my RFC because as I found in the lld conventions discussions, that LLVM’ers seemed shocked by having different naming conventions for data members than local (stack) variables.  


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