[LLVMdev] The name of LLVM

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Wed Dec 21 22:15:03 CST 2011


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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