Why LLVM may be a step forward
christoph.mallon at gmx.de
Fri Jan 16 03:32:58 PST 2009
Roman Divacky schrieb:
>>> But because of the need for innovation, and the licensing limitations
>>> of the GPLv3, LLVM is going to get attention. The smart kids out there
>>> will realise LLVM is an erm, "paradigm shift"  over GCC in the Robert
>>> Anton Wilson sense of the phrase, and start building tools for it,
>>> fingers crossed.
>> You are missing the main point why it gets attention: Somebody throws
>> $$$ at it, so they can afford buying manpower to develop it.
> well.... there are big $$$ being thrown at llvm/clang but there are also
> quite a lot of non-commercial contributors, for example the whole C++
> side of clang is volunteers driven
What was first? The $$$ or the beginning of the development of clang C++
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