[llvm-dev] [cfe-dev] Clang project renamed
Robinson, Paul via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Sun Apr 3 22:24:19 PDT 2016
Regarding the LLVM project's rebranding effort<http://blog.llvm.org/2016/04/undefined-behavior-is-magic.html> I am reliably informed that the blog post contains an error. It states:
The logo is now clearly a pegasus pony.
My local expert in all-things-pony reports that the updated logo is in fact NOT a pegasus pony, but a bat-pony.
(As an obviously irrelevant aside, the bat-pony is MLP canon.)
From: cfe-dev [mailto:cfe-dev-bounces at lists.llvm.org] On Behalf Of Richard Smith via cfe-dev
Sent: Friday, April 01, 2016 10:50 AM
To: Clang Dev; llvm-dev
Subject: [cfe-dev] Clang project renamed
There are a number of issues with the current name of the Clang project:
* It is prone to incorrect type setting, typically as CLang, CLANG, or most commonly c̦҉̫̘̺̹̖̗͒͆͋̈̃̇߯l߲҉̷̡̰̖͈̤̺͒҆̾̚͡͝a̺̹͍̔߭͠ͅn͋́͡g̱߫̉
* The C++ compiler ends in the string "g++", which causes problems for compiler wrapper scripts
* The name has been used by a kickstarter project<https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/260688528/clang>, causing incalculable confusion
For the above reasons, and to support the LLVM project's rebranding effort<http://blog.llvm.org/2016/04/undefined-behavior-is-magic.html>, the Clang project has been renamed to Discord<http://mlp.wikia.com/wiki/Discord>. Voiced by John de Lang-Cie (French for "John of Clang"), Discord is part-dragon, part-horse<https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/654309465202794496/dDt64UJj_400x400.png>, and perfectly embodies the virtues of the Clang (now, Discord) project: disregard for established standards, an emphasis on chaos, and a firm belief that undefined behavior is magic!
Thank you for your understanding.
-- Discord code owner
: Most likely, none.
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