Design Challenges at 22nm Article

Article: 22nm Design Challenges at ISSCC 2011
By: savantu (savantu.delete@this.email.ro), March 15, 2011 4:25 am
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David Kanter (dkanter@realworldtech.com) on 3/14/11 wrote:
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>Dean Calver (deano@cloudpixies.com) on 3/14/11 wrote:
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>>The implication that chip design will need to become more >aware of the physical
>>processes of fabrication, seems to require a change in >knowledge and education base of the designers.
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>For some designers it's not an issue. If they understand the physics, they will
>know the implications and be able to adjust.
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>However, if they are looking from the perspective of viewing the chip as a perfect
>digital device that is represented by the RTL and software models...then they are in for a bit of a surprise.
>

But isn't all this vey well known for like 20 years ?

I mean I am pretty sure Willamete designers were intimately aware of process limitations and so on.
What were all the DFM and design-to-cost aproaches doing in the past decade ?
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