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SystemVerilog3.0 standard

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ieee std 1364-2005

Who has SystemVerilog 3.0 standard .pdf file ?
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---------------<<< Quote from $ynopsys's News >>>-----------------------
Syn0psys has announced its support for SystemVerilog 3.0 and donation of several technologies to Accellera for SystemVerilog version 3.1.
(June 11, 2002)

Accellera drives electronic design automation (EDA) standards,
which enhance a language-based design automation process.

The donations include
1) testbench modeling capabilities,
2) OpenVera assertions,
3) a C/C++ model interface and
4) a coverage application programming interface (API) that provides links to coverage metrics.

1) OpenVera testbench constructs help engineers quickly and
easily develop testbenches within the Verilog language.
These testbench constructs include: dynamic objects such as classes;
built-in testbench primitives like mailboxes;
and advanced control constructs such as fork-joins and triggers.

2) OpenVera assertions enable users to write protocol checkers for dynamic simulation and properties for register transfer level (RTL) formal analysis.
This facilitates the emerging assertion-based verification methodology.

3) The C/C++ model interface makes it easier to link C/C++ models or modules directly into a Verilog simulation.
This enables a more efficient simulation when the full visibility of
the Verilog API is not necessary.

4) The coverage API defines a procedural interface that lets users and EDA tool developers have a consistent method of accessing coverage metrics.

systemverilog 3.1 design subset

Accellera pushes for 'unified assertions' (Dec. 6, 2002)

The Accellera standards organization is going to unify several assertions
that can be used across a variety of tools.
Accellera bills as the industry's first
hardware design and verification language (HDVL).

Unified assertions will link
1) Accellera's Property Specification Language (PSL),
2) SystemVerilog 3.1 and
3) Open Verification Library (OVL).

As "the first HDVL," it will "combine
1) powerful assertions,
2) testbench creation,
3) a direct C interface and
4) high- level abstraction.

The current SystemVerilog 3.0 has assertions derived from
1) the Superlog language, and
2) Synopsys' Open Vera Assertions (OVA).
The unified assertions, he said, will serve as the kernel of PSL.

The assertion capability in SystemVerilog 3.1 will be much more complete than what's in 3.0, such as
1) concurrent assertions,
2) dynamic variable construct for concurrent evaluation and
3) "assertion template" that can be used to construct libraries.

The testbench language in SystemVerilog 3.1 will provide features for
1) stimulus generation,
2) checkers,
3) abstract modeling and
4) structured connection to multiple interfaces.

ieee verilog standard 2005

Accellera board expects to review SystemVerilog 3.1 language reference manual by the end of May.

Synopsys is already developing SystemVerilog 3.1 support for
Design Compiler, VCS and Vera.

But Cadence doesn't plan to support any new version of Verilog
until there's an IEEE draft standard.

Accellera plans to release detailed information about SystemVerilog 3.1
at a Design Automation Conference workshop to be held Monday, June 2.

ref: "Cadence decries incompatible Verilog versions"

The Accellera SystemVerilog Technical Subcommittee has posted a technical rebuttal for each of Cadence's claims. The rebuttal argues that there's no direct conflict between the IEEE 1364 and SystemVerilog, that there are no incompatibilities, and that SystemVerilog is an "evolutionary language" that retains IEEE 1364-2001 Verilog as a subset.

SystemVerilog 3.1 & IEEE 1364-2005

<<< SystemVerilog 3.1 =?=> IEEE 1364-2005 Verilog standard >>>

The IEEE 1364 solicited input from many sources,
with a deadline of August 2003.

Whether Accellera will be able to meet the IEEE's August 2003 deadline
for technology donations ?

I can't imagine the Vera stuff will go into the IEEE standard," said Baty.
(Kurt Baty, computer architect at WSFDB Consulting.)

Forum participants liked many other suggestions for 1364-2005
that go well beyond SystemVerilog 3.1.
For example, IP encryption — a technology donated by Cadence
that is not found in SystemVerilog 3.1 — was a popular choice.

Whether the standard eventually approved by the IEEE
will be fully compatible with SystemVerilog 3.1 ?

Noting that Verilog 2001 is still not complete !

Do you think Verilog 2005 will actually get done in 2005?
"IEEE forum attendees support SystemVerilog"
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