[llvm-commits] [llvm] r71805 - in /llvm/trunk: docs/TableGenFundamentals.html test/TableGen/lisp.td utils/TableGen/Record.cpp utils/TableGen/Record.h utils/TableGen/TGLexer.cpp utils/TableGen/TGLexer.h utils/TableGen/TGParser.cpp

David Greene dag at cray.com
Fri May 15 08:33:33 PDT 2009

On Friday 15 May 2009 05:27, Gabor Greif wrote:
> David,
> did you consider adding the (more modern) Scheme
> equivalents of these primitives instead:
> car --> head
> cdr --> tail
> (and possibly: null --> empty)
> Car and Cdr have some very specific historical baggage added,
> an I do not think TG should willingly ingherit this legacy.

I considered different names (not the Scheme ones specifically) but thought 
that being consistent with history would be a benefit for those already 
familiar with LISP.  I'm certainly open to changing this.  I don't 
particularly care what these things are named.


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