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This is the second of two roundtables on electronic system-level (ESL) design, which recently has been seen as an advance in the EDA community--the latest attempt to improve designer productivity, shorten design time and cost, and improve design quality. Of course, "ESL" means different things to different people, and the notion varies even geographically--for example, between the US and Europe. The goal of this roundtable is to identify expectations and any meaningful advances associated with the notion of ESL design. What are the promising developments in the area? Which problems are relevant, and which are not? IEEE Design & Test thanks the roundtable participants: moderator Rajesh Gupta (University of California, San Diego), Arvind (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Gerard Berry (Esterel Technologies), and Forrest Brewer (University of California, Santa Barbara). D&T gratefully acknowledges the help of Roundtables Editor Bill Joyner (Semiconductor Research Corp.), who organized the event.