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+<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
+<!DOCTYPE pkgmetadata SYSTEM "">
+ <herd>sci-electronics</herd>
+ <longdescription>
+ Magic is a venerable VLSI layout tool, written in the 1980's at Berkeley by
+ John Ousterhout, of Tcl fame. Due largely in part to its liberal Berkeley
+ open-source license, magic has remained popular with universities and small
+ companies. The open-source license has allowed VLSI engineers with a bent
+ toward programming to implement clever ideas and help magic stay abreast of
+ fabrication technology. However, it is the well thought-out core algorithms
+ which lend to magic the greatest part of its popularity. Magic is widely cited
+ as being the easiest tool to use for circuit layout, even for people who
+ ultimately rely on commercial tools for their product design flow.
+ </longdescription>
+ <upstream>
+ <maintainer status="active">
+ <email></email>
+ <name>Timothy Edwards</name>
+ </maintainer>
+ <changelog></changelog>
+ <doc lang="en"></doc>
+ <bugs-to></bugs-to>
+ </upstream>