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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [FlexJS] jsc doesn't follow typical compiler naming convention...
Date Thu, 20 Aug 2015 05:20:58 GMT


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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