[cfe-dev] proper name for the "Clang Static Analyzer"

Jesper wootest at gmail.com
Sat Oct 25 10:49:01 PDT 2008

>> Several people have been telling me lately that the "Clang Static
>> Analyzer" (http://clang.llvm.org/StaticAnalysis.html) needs a proper
>> name.  I think this would be useful to distinguish the static analyzer
>> from Clang itself.  To some people the name "Clang" represents the
>> static analyzer, and I don't want that to interfere with the
>> visibility of the Clang project itself.  I admit that I'm not very
>> good at all in coming up with such names; any suggestions are welcome!


A clang is a resonant sound from metal - the Static Analyzer is about
making sounds that are a little bit "off" and follow them to where
your code's bad.


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