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From Erik de Bruin <e...@ixsoftware.nl>
Subject [FlexJS] jsc doesn't follow typical compiler naming convention...
Date Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:53:43 GMT
I would prefer left to right naming: source to target:

mxml-jsc, as-jsc, etc.

EdB



On Thursday, August 20, 2015, Josh Tynjala <joshtynjala@gmail.com
<javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','joshtynjala@gmail.com');>> wrote:

> These are pretty straightforward options:
>
> js-mxmlc
> jsmxmlc
>
> I'd lean more towards the version with the dash in the name, if we consider
> that we also have a jqueryc to rename. I think jquery-mxmlc is easier to
> read than jquerymxmlc.
>
> In the future, I would also hope to see node-mxmlc for NodeJS.
>
> Does MXML work with this output type? If not, then maybe using asc in the
> name would be better:
>
> js-asc
> jsasc
>
> - Josh
>
> On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 10:20 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > On 8/19/15, 4:27 PM, "Josh Tynjala" <joshtynjala@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >Typically, the name of a compiler comes from the language it compiles
> into
> > >something else.
> > >
> > >asc = ActionScript compiler
> > >mxmlc = MXML Compiler
> > >tsc = TypeScript Compiler
> > >csc = C Sharp Compiler
> > >
> > >jsc doesn't follow that convention. Instead, it's named after its output
> > >format, with no mention of its input language. With this name, many
> > >developers might expect it to compile JavaScript into something else.
> > >
> > >Should it be renamed?
> >
> > I’m open to renaming just about every name the code base.  Suggest some
> > names.
> >
> > -Alex
> >
> >
>


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