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Reflections on Accellera UCIS: Design by Architect and Committee

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

In late March, Brian Bailey of Semiconductor Engineering published an article on standards: “Design by Architect or Committee?”  This made me think of my own experience with the Accellera Unified Coverage Interoperability Standard (UCIS), something of which I am both proud and embarrassed.  Proud, because when I was at Mentor Graphics I was the architect of the winning donation, and that’s a rare thing in any career — to contribute the design and architecture for an industry standard.  However, I am embarrassed because I know I could have done better in a re-design.  Any software engineer will tell you this: the second design is always better, because you’ve learned from the first.  We did some re-design as part of the standardization effort, but not to the degree I wanted. (more…)

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