[swift-evolution] Trial balloon: conforming sizeof, sizeofValue, etc. to naming guidelines

Joe Groff jgroff at apple.com
Mon May 2 11:15:43 CDT 2016

> On May 1, 2016, at 7:40 PM, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> The specific meaning of sizeof in Swift comes from either LLVM or from
> SIL, IIRC.  It predates me, but it's supposed to correspond to what the
> IRGen level of the compiler calls “sizeof.”

LLVM doesn't call anything "sizeof". These names were lifted straight from C.


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