"Stu Sutherland and Joe Daniels will be greatly missed. I’d like to dedicate this issue to them."—Tom Fitzpatrick
As many of you who have been long-time readers of Verification Horizons know, I usually like to spend a little time in these Editor’s Notes relating an anecdote about my family and tying it back to a trend or theme in our industry related to the articles in that issue. But this time around, I feel moved to write about two members of our EDA family who were taken from us too soon this year.
Stu Sutherland passed away this summer, shortly after DAC. I first met Stu over twenty years ago when we were both working on what was then Verilog-1995. Since that time, we continued to collaborate on standards, including IEEE 1364 and IEEE