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

Zhongxing Xu xuzhongxing at gmail.com
Sat Oct 25 18:19:39 PDT 2008

On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 1:49 AM, Jesper <wootest at gmail.com> wrote:

> >> 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!
> Clunk.
> 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.
This name seems good to me.
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