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 Gforth is a fast and portable implementation of the ANS Forth  Gforth is a fast and portable implementation of the ANS Forth
 language. It works nicely with the Emacs editor, offers some nice  language. It works nicely with the Emacs editor, offers some nice
 features such as input completion and history and a powerful locals  features such as input completion and history, backtraces, a
 facility, and it even has (the beginnings of) a manual. Gforth employs  decompiler and a powerful locals facility, and it has a comprehensive
 traditional implementation techniques: its inner innerpreter is  manual. Gforth combines traditional implementation techniques with
 indirect or direct threaded.  Gforth is distributed under the GNU  newer techniques for portability and performance: its inner
 General Public license (see COPYING).  interpreter is direct threaded with several optimizations, but you can
   also use a traditional-style indirect threaded interpreter.  Gforth is
 Gforth runs under Unix and DOS and should not be hard to port to other  distributed under the GNU General Public license (see COPYING).
 systems supported by GCC. This version has been tested successfully on the  
 following platforms:  Gforth runs under GNU, BSD, and similar systems, MS Windows and MacOS X
 i486-pc-linux-gnulibc1 (libc5)  and should not be hard to port to other systems supported by GCC. This
 i686-pc-linux-gnu (libc6)  version has been tested successfully on the following platforms:
 alphaev56-unknown-linux-gnulibc1  
 alpha-dec-osf4.0b  alpha-unknown-linux-gnu 
 mips-sgi-irix6.2   gcc-2.95.2 19991024 (release)
 mips-dec-ultrix4.3   gcc-2.95.4 20011002 (Debian prerelease) 
 sparc-sun-sunos4.1.4   gcc-3.3.6 (Debian 1:3.3.6-15) 
 sparc-sun-solaris2.5.1   gcc-3.4.6 (Debian 3.4.6-5) 
 powerpc-unknown-linux-gnu   gcc-4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-21)
 hppa1.1-hp-hpux10.20  armv5l-unknown-linux-gnu 
    gcc-3.3.6 (Debian 1:3.3.6-15)
 Read INSTALL for installation instructions, or INSTALL.DOS for DOS, Windows   broken: gcc-4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-21)
 95, and OS/2. Mail bug-gforth@gnu.ai.mit.edu if you have problems.  To start             <http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=31152>
 the system, just say `gforth' (after installing it).  i686-pc-linux-gnu 
    gcc-2.95.4 20011002 (Debian prerelease) 
    gcc-3.3.5 (Debian 1:3.3.5-13) 
    gcc-3.4.4 20050314 (prerelease) (Debian 3.4.3-13sarge1)
   ia64-hp-hpux11.23 
    gcc-4.1.1
    broken: gcc-3.4.3
   powerpc-unknown-linux-gnu 
    gcc-2.95.4 20011002 (Debian prerelease) 
    gcc-3.2.3 (Debian) 
    gcc-3.3.6 (Debian 1:3.3.6-15) 
    gcc-3.4.6 (Debian 3.4.6-8) 
    gcc-4.0.3 20060128 (prerelease) (Debian 4.0.2-8) 
    gcc-4.1.3 20080623 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.2-23) 
    gcc-4.3.2
   powerpc64-unknown-linux-gnu 
    gcc-3.4.6 (Debian 3.4.6-5) 
    gcc-4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-21)
   sparc-sun-solaris2.10 
    gcc-3.4.3 (csl-sol210-3_4-branch+sol_rpath) 
    gcc-4.0.2
   x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu 
    gcc-3.3.6 (Debian 1:3.3.6-15) 
    gcc-3.4.6 (Debian 3.4.6-5) 
    gcc-4.0.0
    gcc-4.0.4 20060904 (prerelease) (Debian 4.0.3-7) 
    gcc-4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-21)
    gcc-4.1.3 20080623 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.2-23) 
    gcc-4.2.0
    gcc-4.2.4 (Debian 4.2.4-3) 
    gcc-4.3.1
   i386-apple-darwin9.4.0
   x86_64-apple-darwin9.4.0
   ppc-apple-darwin9.4.0
   i686-pc-cygwin
   gforth-ec: r8c, 4stack, misc, 8086
   
   Read INSTALL for installation instructions from source, or INSTALL.DOS
   for DOS, Windows, and OS/2 from source, or INSTALL.BINDIST if you have
   a binary package distributed as .tar.gz or .zip file.  If you received
   a self-installing executable, just run it and follow the instructions.
   
 You can find new versions of Gforth at prep.ai.mit.edu and its mirrors  To start the system, just say `gforth' (after installing it).
 or at  
   You can find new versions of Gforth at ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gforth/
   and its mirrors or at
   
 http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/forth/gforth/  http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/forth/gforth/
 or  or
 ftp://ftp.complang.tuwien.ac.at/pub/forth/gforth/  ftp://ftp.complang.tuwien.ac.at/pub/forth/gforth/
   
 The latter site contains binary distributions of Gforth for some  The latter site also contains binary distributions of Gforth for some
 popular platforms.  popular platforms.
   
 If you want to work on Gforth, mail me. Tasks to be done can be found  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 task IMO is the foreign language interface
 the documentation and the foreign language interface for C.  for C.
   
 On popular request, here are the meanings of unusual file extensions:  On popular request, here are the meanings of unusual file extensions:
   
Line 56  the rest of the documentation, so here's Line 98  the rest of the documentation, so here's
   
 Add-ons:  Add-ons:
 code.fs random.fs more.fs ansi.fs colorize.fs  code.fs random.fs more.fs ansi.fs colorize.fs
 oof.fs oofsampl.fs objects.fs  oof.fs oofsampl.fs objects.fs blocked.fb tasker.fs
   
 Utilities:  Utilities:
 ans-report.fs etags.fs glosgen.fs filedump.fs  ans-report.fs etags.fs glosgen.fs filedump.fs
Line 71  Benchmarks: Line 113  Benchmarks:
 bubble.fs siev.fs matrix.fs fib.fs  bubble.fs siev.fs matrix.fs fib.fs
   
 ANS Forth implementations of Gforth extensions:  ANS Forth implementations of Gforth extensions:
 compat/*.fs other.fs  compat/*.fs
   
 There's a mailing list for things around Gforth that aren't bugs  
 (suggestions, discussions, etc.). To post, send your mail to  
 GForth@ChaosSolutions.com. To subscribe, send a mail to  
 Mdaemon@ChaosSolutions.com with:  
   
 subscribe GForth  For discussions about Gforth, use the Usenet newsgroup
   comp.lang.forth.  If you prefer not to post on Usenet, there is also a
   mailing list: gforth@gnu.org.  You have to subsribe to post there.
   You can subscribe through
   <http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gforth>.  The list is archived
   at <http://lists.gnu.org/pipermail/gforth/>.
   
 as the first and only line within the message body.  You can also report bugs through these channels, or you can report
   them through our bug database:
   
   https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=addbug&group=gforth
   
 - anton  - anton
 anton@mips.complang.tuwien.ac.at  anton@mips.complang.tuwien.ac.at
 http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/anton/home.html  http://www.complang.tuwien.ac.at/anton/home.html
   -----
   Copyright (C) 1995,1996,1997,1998,2000,2003,2004,2006,2007,2008,2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
   
   This file is part of Gforth.
   
   Gforth is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
   modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
   as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3
   of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
   
   This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
   but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
   MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.#See the
   GNU General Public License for more details.
   
   You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
   along with this program. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

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