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Digital System Design with SystemVerilog by Mark Zwolinski

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A. SystemVerilog and Verilog

A.1 Standards

The current standard of SystemVerilog is published by the IEEE and Accellera, an industry-based standards association. It is given the number 3.1a, which indicates that it is the third major revision of Verilog. These are the SystemVerilog and Verilog standards.

IEEE Standard 1800-2005/IEC 62530:2007

This is the LRM. This, however, only defines the extensions to the Verilog standard— 1364-2005. To get a full definition of SystemVerilog, both LRMs are needed.

IEEE Standard 1364-2005

This is the latest standard for Verilog. There was also a 2001 version, but the changes are relatively minor.

IEEE Standard 1364-1995

The original Verilog standard. Most of the open source tools conform only to this standard. ...

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