[LLVMdev] The name of LLVM

Jianzhou Zhao jianzhou at seas.upenn.edu
Thu Dec 22 06:55:05 PST 2011

The LLVM term in Wikipedia still uses the old explanation.

On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 11:15 PM, Chris Lattner <clattner at apple.com> wrote:
> On Dec 21, 2011, at 7:05 PM, 陳韋任 wrote:
>>> "LLVM" is officially no longer an acronym.  The acronym it once expanded too was confusing, and inappropriate almost from day 1.  :)  As LLVM has grown to encompass other subprojects, it became even less useful and meaningless.
>>> In short, it is just "The LLVM Project", and LLVM doesn't stand for anything anymore.  It is a nice short domain name though :)
>>  Just to make sure. Do you mean "Low Level Virtual Machine" is gone and LLVM is
>> not an acronym for "Low Level Virtual Machine" anymore?
> Correct.
> -Chris


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