P1076 May 24, 2012 Meeting Minutes

Attendees:

Agenda:

  • Approve April 19 Meeting Minutes. Motion: Hans 2nd: Ryan
  • Approve May 10 Meeting Minutes. Motion: Martin 2nd: Hans
  • Call for proposals for new items
  • Call for volunteers to work on proposals
  • Looking for team leader for ISAC
  • Review updated proposals
  • Review requirements lists from VHDL-200X/Accellera effort
    • Assign owners to raw items and work toward proposals
  • Review items in the collected requirements list
  • Review ISAC issues and Bugzilla

Where to host packages?

  • Allows team review and approve for merging
    • Launch Pad - allows team review
    • Git hub - may only allow one person to do it.
    • mercurial - ?
    • bit bucket
  • Cost
    • Some free for open source

Review of Items from old proposals

  • Slicing Multidimensional arrays - FT15 - Ryan
  • If Expression - FT10A -
    • worth unarchiving? Syntax was bad - replace "," with else
    • alternative have a function - no language change required.
      • Could offer great flexability wrt 'X' on input

Review of Items from TBV Proposals

  • TBV1 - in 2008
  • TBV2 - associative arrays - Martin
    • Static key type. Static return type.
    • [extension]key types where potentially each entry may use a different type for the key
    • functions?
  • TBV3 - Fork and Join - Need use models and volunteer - Peter Flake?
    • Ryan - use case forking for checkers - potentially use scoreboard instead
  • TBV4 - FIFO - Jim
    • Unsized
    • Sized - would need handshaking to indicate push not successful
  • TBV5 - Improved Textio - in 2008
  • TBV6 - unclear - need use model
    • assign image value for identifier-based enumeration literals - alternate to default
    • Did they want to assign position value s.t. can create the state vector value
      • perhaps use different attribute than 'pos to get at the value
  • TBV7 - Standardized synchronization and handshaking methods - Jim
    • sync methods for concurrent processes.
  • TBV8 - Request action / wait for action - subset of tbv7

Action Items:

  • Interfaces - Jim
  • Where to host packages?

Next Meeting Date (proposed):

Thursday June 14, 8 am Pacific

Thursday June 28, 8 am Pacific

Topic revision: r4 - 2020-02-17 - 15:36:12 - JimLewis
 
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