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Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:47:01 -0800
From: Charlie Kester <>
Subject: Re: 8cc C Compiler

On Mon 02 Mar 2015 at 03:43:32 PST Daniel Cegiełka wrote:
>"8cc is a compiler for the C programming language. It's intended to
>support all C11 language features while keeping the code as small and
>simple as possible."

In other contexts, "cc" stands for "cubic centimeters".  So naming this
compiler 8cc is a clever way to highlight its small size.

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