[llvm-dev] RFC: changing variable naming rules in LLVM codebase

Mehdi AMINI via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Feb 19 08:25:35 PST 2019

On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 10:44 AM Alex Bradbury via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Feb 2019 at 15:24, Zachary Turner <zturner at google.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 2:16 AM Michael Platings via llvm-dev <
> llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> Regarding a plan for conversion, I'm keen to avoid perfect being the
> enemy of better.
> >
> >
> > It seems a bit early to discuss conversion given there’s not consensus
> on a style.  For example:
> I see it a bit differently. The first question is "should we change
> the LLVM naming conventions". I view the plan for conversion as
> essential to answering this question - IMHO if we're going to live
> with mixed styles for years (which would be the case if there were no
> concerted conversion effort) then the advantages of changing naming
> convention are outweighed by the disadvantages by quite some way

Not much to add, just a +1 : this is exactly my view as well.

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