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 This file documents Gforth 0.1  This file documents Gforth 0.1
   
 Copyright @copyright{} 1994 Gforth Development Group  Copyright @copyright{} 1995 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
   
      Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of       Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of
      this manual provided the copyright notice and this permission notice       this manual provided the copyright notice and this permission notice
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 @comment  The following two commands start the copyright page.  @comment  The following two commands start the copyright page.
 @page  @page
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 Copyright @copyright{} 1994 Gforth Development Group  Copyright @copyright{} 1995 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
   
 @comment !! Published by ... or You can get a copy of this manual ...  @comment !! Published by ... or You can get a copy of this manual ...
   
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 @node Top, License, (dir), (dir)  @node Top, License, (dir), (dir)
 @ifinfo  @ifinfo
 Gforth is a free implementation of ANS Forth available on many  Gforth is a free implementation of ANS Forth available on many
 personal machines. This manual corresponds to version 0.0.  personal machines. This manual corresponds to version 0.1.
 @end ifinfo  @end ifinfo
   
 @menu  @menu
Line 487  library.  If this is what you want to do Line 487  library.  If this is what you want to do
 Public License instead of this License.  Public License instead of this License.
   
 @iftex  @iftex
   @node    Preface
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 @unnumbered Preface  @unnumbered Preface
   @cindex Preface
 This manual documents Gforth. The reader is expected to know  This manual documents Gforth. The reader is expected to know
 Forth. This manual is primarily a reference manual. @xref{Other Books}  Forth. This manual is primarily a reference manual. @xref{Other Books}
 for introductory material.  for introductory material.
Line 557  format, and it has been converted to HTM Line 560  format, and it has been converted to HTM
 versions can be found through  versions can be found through
 http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/projects/forth.html.  http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/projects/forth.html.
   
 @cite{Forth: The new model} by Jack Woehr (!! Publisher) is an  @cite{Forth: The new model} by Jack Woehr (Prentice-Hall, 1993) is an
 introductory book based on a draft version of the standard. It does not  introductory book based on a draft version of the standard. It does not
 cover the whole standard. It also contains interesting background  cover the whole standard. It also contains interesting background
 information (Jack Woehr was in the ANS Forth Technical Committe). It is  information (Jack Woehr was in the ANS Forth Technical Committe). It is
Line 642  Forth words, you have to quote them or u Line 645  Forth words, you have to quote them or u
 after processing the command line (instead of entering interactive mode)  after processing the command line (instead of entering interactive mode)
 append @code{-e bye} to the command line.  append @code{-e bye} to the command line.
   
   If you have several versions of Gforth installed, @code{gforth} will
   invoke the version that was installed last. @code{gforth-@var{version}}
   invokes a specific version. You may want to use the option
   @code{--path}, if your environment contains the variable
   @code{GFORTHPATH}.
   
 Not yet implemented:  Not yet implemented:
 On startup the system first executes the system initialization file  On startup the system first executes the system initialization file
 (unless the option @code{--no-init-file} is given; note that the system  (unless the option @code{--no-init-file} is given; note that the system
Line 3663  to Report Bugs, gcc.info, GNU C Manual}. Line 3672  to Report Bugs, gcc.info, GNU C Manual}.
 Gforth descends from BigForth (1993) and fig-Forth. Gforth and PFE (by  Gforth descends from BigForth (1993) and fig-Forth. Gforth and PFE (by
 Dirk Zoller) will cross-fertilize each other. Of course, a significant part of the design of Gforth was prescribed by ANS Forth.  Dirk Zoller) will cross-fertilize each other. Of course, a significant part of the design of Gforth was prescribed by ANS Forth.
   
 Bernd Paysan wrote BigForth, a child of VolksForth.  Bernd Paysan wrote BigForth, a descendent from TurboForth, an unreleased
   32 bit native code version of VolksForth for the Atari ST, written
 VolksForth descends from F83. !! Authors? When?  mostly by Dietrich Weineck.
   
   VolksForth descends from F83. It was written by Klaus Schleisiek, Bernd
   Pennemann, Georg Rehfeld and Dietrich Weineck for the C64 (called
   UltraForth there) in the midth of the 80th and ported to Atari ST in
   1986.
   
 Laxen and Perry wrote F83 as a model implementation of the  Laxen and Perry wrote F83 as a model implementation of the
 Forth-83 standard. !! Pedigree? When?  Forth-83 standard. !! Pedigree? When?
Line 3674  A team led by Bill Ragsdale implemented Line 3688  A team led by Bill Ragsdale implemented
 1979. Dean Sanderson and Bill Ragsdale developed the original  1979. Dean Sanderson and Bill Ragsdale developed the original
 implementation of fig-Forth based on microForth.  implementation of fig-Forth based on microForth.
   
 !! microForth pedigree  microForth appears to be a downsized version of polyForth from Forth
   Inc. for the 8080 written in the midth of the 70th.
   
 A part of the information in this section comes from @cite{The Evolution  A part of the information in this section comes from @cite{The Evolution
 of Forth} by Elizabeth D. Rather, Donald R. Colburn and Charles  of Forth} by Elizabeth D. Rather, Donald R. Colburn and Charles

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