They think investing a few 10s of crores in developing open source EDA tools or making the existent open source tools highly capable is ‘reinventing the wheel’, despite the fact that numerous small startups would be benefited by doing so as they won’t have to pay exorbitant sums to EDA tool companies every year as license fees.
Same time, they think spending a few thousand crores in another microprocessor IP is not reinventing the wheel, when there are at least 1000 processor cores, and few of them in open domain, free of cost!
The fact is we only talk about supporting the startups. We don’t have any real intent behind it. All what this entire semicon nexus wants is to eat up all the public money in government accounts!