IEEE P1076.1 Working Group Telco Meeting Minutes - October 8, 2014, 8am PDT (15:00 UTC)

Status: approved by WG on November 5, 2014


  • Ernst Christen, Mentor Graphics (WG chair)
  • Alain Vachoux, EPFL (LRM editor)
  • Vipin Ahuja, Avid Technology, Inc.
  • Joachim Haase, Fraunhofer IIS/EAS (note taker)

This was a web meeting. The main discussion topics of the meeting are covered by the meeting slides. The minutes complement the meeting slides.


  • Call to order
  • Approval of agenda
  • Administrative issues
  • Project discussion
    • LRM status
    • TDM update
  • Next meeting
  • AOB
  • Adjourn

Call to order

Ernst started the meeting at 8:05am PDT. He stated thata quorum is reached.

Approval of agenda

Agenda was aproved without changes. Alain moves, Joachim seconds.

Administrative issues

Approval of August 13, 2014 meeting minutes
The August 13, 2014 minutes were approved without changes with a motion by Alain seconded by Joachim.

Review of IEEE patent policy
Ernst explained the intention of patent policy. Presentation was skipped.

The Joachim's term as WG secretary ends December 2014. Ernst will act as returning officer for the next election of the secretary.

Working Group PAR
The Working Group PAR will expire on December 31, 2015. The WG has to ask for an extension early next year. Therefore, a time schedule for the remaining activities is needed by the next WG meeting. Feedback is necessary for LRM revision (Alain Vachoux), Integration of Packages Defined by IEEE 1076.1.1 (David Smith), Table-Driven Modelling (Joachim Haase), VHPI-AMS (David Smith), alignment to VHDL 1076-2008, errata and minor extensions (Ernst Christen), and Vector/Matrix Operations (Zhichao Deng, David Bishop).

Project discussion

LRM status
The WG 1076 is identifying new projects. Ernst tried to get more information from Jim Lewis. At the moment, it as too early to coordinate the LRM update with the WG 1076. Ernst gave some examples on how to complete the baseline document with existing text at proper places. Details can be found in the P1076-2008-conditional.pdf file in the Working Group Documents Private Area.

TDM update
After the last WG meeting, Ernst provided an example on how to use protected types to hide type declarations. Details were discussed by the TDM subcommittee and it was decided to continue in this way. Joachim will start to adapt the existing TDM test implementaion to this approach.

Other projects
Information on other projects can be found in the meeting slides. The LCSs for the language revision are available in the Member-only area.

Next meeting

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 8:00am PST (16:00 UTC)


No other business.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:00am PDT.

-- JoachimHaase - 2014-10-10

Topic attachments
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Topic revision: r4 - 2016-01-22 - 21:18:09 - ErnstChristen
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