Get your IEEE 1800-2012 SystemVerilog LRM at no charge

Today at this week’s DVCon 2013 conference, the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) and Accellera Systems Initiative (Accellera) have jointly announced the public availability of the IEEE 1800 SystemVerilog Language Reference Manual at no charge through the IEEE Get Program.

As I posted a few weeks ago, the 1800-2012 is not a major revision of the standard, but does contain a few enhancements that will be of interest to design and verification engineers alike. However, providing the standard as freely available download is major news.

Even though the relative cost of the LRM was minor compared to the cost of most projects utilizing the standard, there seemed to be a barrier in most engineer’s minds in justifying the expense. So most just continued to use the last freely available SystemVerilog 3.1a LRM, which was 9 years old and very obsolete for such a rapidly changing technology.

Thanks Accellera!

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Commented on March 1, 2013 at 7:23 pm
By Rahul Chaudhari

Thanks!! Great Help..

Commented on March 7, 2013 at 1:59 pm
By Vaibhav

Nice movement by IEEE!
Really helpful.

Commented on April 24, 2013 at 5:05 am
By YS

Thanks !! Really Help…

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