[llvm-commits] [llvm] r92216 - in /llvm/trunk: include/llvm/Metadata.h lib/VMCore/Metadata.cpp

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Mon Dec 28 01:30:22 PST 2009

On Dec 28, 2009, at 1:26 AM, Nick Lewycky wrote:

> Chris Lattner wrote:
>> Author: lattner
>> Date: Mon Dec 28 02:48:12 2009
>> New Revision: 92216
>> URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=92216&view=rev
>> Log:
>> rename MDNode instance variables to something meaningful.
> Please name them Elements instead of Operands. There's a lot of great invariants that apply to operands which don't exist on MDNode elements.

I don't really care either way, anything is better than 'node'.  We do have null operands though, e.g. global variable initializers, so I don't see how elements (which sounds like struct element to me) is better than operands here.  We generally use 'element' for types, not values.


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