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- From: Joe Buck <Joe dot Buck at synopsys dot COM>
- To: Paolo Bonzini <bonzini at gnu dot org>
- Cc: Ian Lance Taylor <iant at google dot com>, Kenneth Zadeck <zadeck at naturalbridge dot com>, Eric Botcazou <ebotcazou at libertysurf dot fr>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, Alexandre Oliva <aoliva at redhat dot com>, Richard Sandiford <rsandifo at nildram dot co dot uk>, David Edelsohn <dje at watson dot ibm dot com>, Dave Korn <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>, "'Richard Earnshaw'" <Richard dot Earnshaw at arm dot com>, "'Steven Bosscher'" <stevenb dot gcc at gmail dot com>
- Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2007 14:55:23 -0700
- Subject: Re: no_new_pseudos
- References: <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <46927F81.firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <20070709190918.GH632@synopsys.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <4692A7E8.email@example.com>
On Mon, Jul 09, 2007 at 05:26:00PM -0400, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> >"Joe can open the door during the meeting" could mean "Joe is able to
> >open the door (e.g., he has the keys)" or "from time to time, Joe will
> >open the door during the meeting (e.g., it has been known to happen)."
> >But I agree that it doesn't seem to be used that way in gcc.
> And in compilers in general (e.g. may-alias).
I think that it is not worth worrying about, and apologize for
contributing to the noise. It is rare that the usage is confusing,
because the reader can tell from context which is meant in almost all