cisco_fsm (finite state machine) free tool: pre-announcement 
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 cisco_fsm (finite state machine) free tool: pre-announcement

Greetings,

We would like to pre-announce FREE finite state machine (cisco_fsm)
analysis tools.  In next few days, we will release cisco_fsm on a
limited basis, i.e. you cannot develop Cisco competing products
by applying cisco_fsm tools. (Only Solaris version is available.)

We encourage you to visit

        http://www.*-*-*.com/ ~ciscofsm

and come to our presentation at IVC'98, http://www.*-*-*.com/ .
Come back to http://www.*-*-*.com/ ~ciscofsm every few days.

===  cisco_fsm features ===

    - automatically extract fsms from Verilog files

    - fsm static verification (reachability tool)

    - fsm dynamic verification (coverage tool)

    - fsm visual verification (bubble diagram tool)

      You have to download AT&T's "dot" tool
            http://www.*-*-*.com/
      Please do it now.

=== Quotes from our users (marketing hype) ===

    ...  BTW, I have looked at several commercial tools in this area and
    I have found nothing that comes close.  The Text to Graphic is great!
    Best of all, we have unlimited licenses.

  --------
    I am using cisco_fsm and  will stick to it. It is working ... and
    it is free. Moreover, I consider the restriction in coding style
    it requires as a major plus and not a deficiency. It helps increasing
    robustness and readability.

    Too many tools are just hype. We only need the right ones.

=== Catches ===

    o Now, I am sure that you are eager to share your hot applications
      with this community.

    o Please don't send me email since I am quite busy. Cisco_fsm is
      only a small part of my job.  Please POST your general Q&A to this
      news group.

      However, I would like to talk to you if you have big improvement
      ideas or willing to contribute your labor.

Regards,
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Tsu-Hua Wang, Ph.D.              
170 West Tasman Drive, SJ-G1            |           |      
San Jose, CA 95134-1706                 |           |      
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Sun, 27 Aug 2000 03:00:00 GMT  
 
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