P1076 November 10, 2016 Meeting Minutes

Attendees:

  • Rob Gaddi, Peter Flake, Patrick Lehmann, Brent Hayhoe, Jim Lewis, Kevin Jennings,

Agenda:

Meeting Discussion

  • LCS Review
  • By December, need LCS for proposals that will go into standard.
  • December to March - prepare final document.
  • conditional compilation
    • Peter to write up LCS
    • For TOOL_NAME - require/desire short name: "GHDL" and not "GHDL Student Edition"
    • Add TOOL_EDITION s.t can enter as wish, such as "GHDL Student Edition"
    • Change VENDOR to TOOL_VENDOR
    • Add text that says vendor shall support a mechanism to pass in a user defined name and value
      • Example using DEBUG and a value.
    • TOOL_OPTIMIZATION with "LOW" "HIGH" - using low for automatic debug switches
      • Rejected at least for now can be done with user defined names
    • Change to 'end if
  • Rob
    • no update on time/date
      • Support local time and GMT
      • support for "+", "-"? No defer to future open source package
    • No update on optional ;
  • Patrick. Updates on <=>
    • Currently static.
    • Presented current strategy on Kobra.io - pasted later in the minutes.
  • Kevin - updated LCS's with voting section.
  • Brent - working on deferred shared variables. Will have something later.
  • Revive old style shared variables?
  • Protected types with initializer
    • See proposal for Protected types with generics GenericTypes
    • Can initialize a PT by calling a function method that returns a value (such as true) and initializes the PT by side effect.

Review and Approve Meeting Minutes and Decisions by Attendees

Rob, Peter, All

Review and Approve Meeting Minutes and Decisions by non-attendees

TBD

Next Meeting: Thursday November 17, 2016, 11 am Pacific

Previous Meeting: Thursday November 3, 2016

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