The Standards Game

Archive for April 2008

 

Verification Standards Working Group is Launching!

I’m very excited today because the Accellera standards organization has chosen to form a technical subcommittee to define a standard for verification interoperability.  I congratulate them on this decision. Verification engineers have been demanding a SystemVerilog-based verification standard for a while, and Accellera has taken an important step towards meeting the needs of the user […]

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Join the IEEE P1801 (UPF) ballot group!

The IEEE P1801 working group is making its way toward the final steps in IEEE ratification of the standard: balloting.  Now is the time for companies and organizations to join the group of balloters.  The deadline for signing up to ballot is Thursday, May 1, 2008, 11:59 PM Eastern Time. To join the ballot group, contact Penny […]

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Ratings are working again

Hello, Everyone!  I had been wondering why none of my posts had received any ratings since the end of last year.  One of my subscribers recently pointed out that nothing was happening upon mousing-over (is that a word?) the stars.  I did a little investigation and found that an option had been incorrectly set which pretty much […]

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The Bloggers at SNUG 2008

The 2008 Synopsys Users Group (SNUG) in San Jose, California was truly a record-setting event.  Over 2,000 customers from more than 250 companies gathered in Silicon Valley to learn and share their experiences in the challenging world of modern IC design.  Highlights from SNUG include recognition and congratulations to this year’s award-winners.  Proceedings – papers, presentations, and […]

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