From a press release at Business Wire: "Silicon Integration Initiative Inc. ("Si2"), the leading open-source EDA standards consortium,
announced today the formation of the LEF/DEF (Library Exchange Format/Design Exchange Format) Governing Board, charged with responsibility for
product change management in this OpenEDA.org open source community.
The governing board has the responsibility of reviewing and approving all future releases to LEF/DEF. The board will meet regularly to review
contributions to LEF/DEF, and is now accepting submissions from the open source community."
August 7, 2001