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OASIS Support in Xic

Xic was the first (to our knowledge) commercial implementation of the OASIS format. Some limited tools have been made available from Mentor Graphics (GDSII/OASIS translator), and SoftJin (GDSII/OASIS translator and text mode converters). We recommend anuvad from SoftJin
(http://www.softjin.com/html/anuvad.htm), which has been our ``reference'' in establishing portability.

This capability was designed from the draft SEMI-3626 document, but has incorporated changes from the final specification.

This section describes the OASIS capabilities in Xic. The present status of OASIS support in Xic is complete, the bottom line being

  1. Xic can read any spec-conforming OASIS file.
  2. OASIS output from Xic is readable by any other spec-conforming tool.
  3. Exceptions to the above are bugs, please report!

OASIS is one of the supported archive formats, along with GDSII, CIF, and CGX. CGX (Computer Graphics eXchange) format is another ``improved'' GDSII developed and placed in the public domain by Whiteley Research. The archive formats have the following capabilities in Xic:


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Stephen R. Whiteley 2017-04-09