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 This is the current state (alpha) of gforth. This is not a  Gforth is a fast and portable implementation of the ANS Forth
 distribution for the general public, since it is not yet mature  language. It works nicely with the Emacs editor, offers some nice
 enough. There is no warranty of any kind; this program is  features such as input completion and history and a powerful locals
 distributed under the GNU General Public license (see COPYING).  facility, and it even has (the beginnings of) a manual. Gforth employs
   traditional implementation techniques: its inner innerpreter is
 You will probably find a Linux binary included in the package and the  indirect or direct threaded.  Gforth is distributed under the GNU
 configuration set up for Linux. If you want to install it on another  General Public license (see COPYING).
 system, read INSTALL and I wish you good luck (Mail us if you have  
 problems).  Gforth runs under Unix and DOS and should not be hard to port to other
   systems supported by GCC. This version has been tested successfully on
 To start the system just say `gforth'. This gives you a pretty barren  Linux (for Intel), SunOS (SPARC), Digital "Unix" (Alpha) and Ultrix
 system. `gforth startup.fs' gives you most ANSI wordsets. If you miss  (MIPS).
 a word, just grep for it in *.fs.  
   Read INSTALL for installation instructions. Mail
   bug-gforth@gnu.ai.mit.edu if you have problems.  To start
   the system, just say `gforth' (after installing it).
   
   You can find new versions of Gforth at prep.ai.mit.edu and its mirrors
   or at
   
   http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/forth/gforth/
   or
   ftp://ftp.complang.tuwien.ac.at/pub/forth/gforth/
   
 If you want to work on gforth, mail me. Tasks to be done can be found  The latter site contains binary distributions of Gforth for some
   popular platforms.
   
   If you want to work on Gforth, mail me. Tasks to be done can be found
 in ToDo; but if you would like to do something not mentioned there,  in ToDo; but if you would like to do something not mentioned there,
 it's ok, too. In any case, we would like to hear what you are  it's ok, too. In any case, we would like to hear what you are
 doing. The most important tasks IMO are the missing ANS Forth words  doing. The most important tasks IMO are the missing ANS Forth words,
 (musts before the alpha release), the documentation and the foreign  the documentation and the foreign language interface for C.
 language interface for C.  
   
 On popular request, here are the meanings of unusual file extensions:  On popular request, here are the meanings of unusual file extensions:
   
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 *.ds    documenation source  *.ds    documenation source
 *TAGS   etags files  *TAGS   etags files
   
   A number of Forth source files are included in this package that are
   not necessary for building Gforth. Not all of them are mentioned in
   the rest of the documentation, so here's a short overview:
   
   Add-ons:
   code.fs random.fs more.fs ansi.fs colorize.fs
   
   Utilities:
   etags.fs glosgen.fs filedump.fs
   
   Games:
   tt.fs sokoban.fs
   
   Test programs:
   tester.fs coretest.fs
   checkans.fs wordsets.fs
   
   Benchmarks:
   bubble.fs siev.fs matrix.fs fib.fs sieve.fs
   
   ANS Forth implementations of Gforth extensions:
   compat/*.fs other.fs
   
   
 - anton  - anton
   anton@mips.complang.tuwien.ac.at
   http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/anton/home.html
   

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