@klaatu It's a real scenario.
That's the repo: https://codeberg.org/librecell/lctime
(here it was originally, but I'm reorganizing the code base https://codeberg.org/tok/librecell)
'lctime' very specific to the design of digital integrated circuits. lctime does 'characterization'. This means simulating the signal propagation speeds in logic cells (inverters, AND gates, flip-flops and the like).
@klaatu lctime is a command-line tools. That may not sound like a typical case for the AGPL. But I observe a growing trend towards cloud-based services for electronic design automation.
'Characterization' is very compute intense because it runs tons of circuit simulations. Therefore it is very interesting to wrap that into a service. That's why I chose the AGPL.
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