Re: [SystemSafety] Software reliability (or whatever you would prefer to call it) [UNCLASSIFIED]

From: Martyn Thomas < >
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2015 09:04:48 +0000


It's been decades since I had any experience with HDLs, so please educate me. Back in the days of ELLA, the HDL described the logic, making the semantic gap between HDL and functionality fairly small, and ELLA then compliled to a netlist. Has this changed with VHDL (or whatever has replaced VHDL)?

Martyn

On 16/03/2015 22:34, Matthew Squair wrote:
> Don't get me wrong you can have truly awful schematic expressed
> designs, but a well thought out and laid out schematic drawing is
> actually fairly easy to review. Translate that into HDL code and your
> job as reviewer gets that much more difficult, essentially the greater
> semantic distance makes it harder to understand what's going on.



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