@User For example, the fact that LEF is pretty much a cut back GDS with a little of extra annotation is super weird to me -- but it comes from the fact that in many cases people who get the LEF don't get access to the GDS
07/26/2020, 11:05 PM
well there is that and then the need to control your own format to quickly adapt to non stopping crazy customer requirements… I guess solving this 20 years later should have an advantage as well
07/27/2020, 10:12 AM
It's sort of the equivalent of the header file for a binary library AFAICT.