Thursday, September 02, 2004

Oasis provides respite from GDSII

SEMI's Oasis provides respite from GDSII

The biggest challenge for Moore's Law to continue is the ability to link the chip design process with the manufacturing design. Right now it cannot be effectively done because of the GDSII standard. Unfortunately it doesn't look like it is in any of the EDA vendors interest to adopt an open standard, as it would accelerate competitor for platforms they currently control.

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