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The VHDL Analysis and Standardization Group (VASG) is responsible for maintaining and extending the VHDL standard (IEEE 1076). The official website of the group is Interested users can subscribe to the reflector (mailing-list) and/or read the archives: Apart from that, in December 2019, VHDL libraries were published at

Although being a member of IEEE is not required, writing to the reflector or accessing require users to register. In order to reach a wider audience, the VASG uses an organization in GitLab too:

Even though not directly related to the VASG, an organization named “Open Source VHDL Group” exists in GitHub: (find corresponding chat rooms:

The content of this document is being discussed in the following thread of the VASG reflector: There is also an issue in Moreover, there is a proposal in VASG’s TWiki site since 2011 named “Direct Programming Interface” (see Nevertheless, interested users can participate through any of the forums referenced above.

  1. Digital Electronics Design Group (, Dept. Electronics Technology, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), unai.martinezcorral[at]ehu[dot]eus