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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 even has a
 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: i486-unknown-linuxaout, mips-dec-ultrix4.3,  Gforth runs under GNU, BSD, and similar systems, MS Windows, MacOS X,
 sparc-sun-sunos4.1.4, alpha-dec-osf3.2.  OS/2, and DOS and should not be hard to port to other systems
   supported by GCC. This version has been tested successfully on the
 i486-unknown-linuxaout, i586-unknown-linux,  following platforms:
 alpha-dec-osf3.2, mips-dec-ultrix4.3, sparc-sun-sunos4.1.4,  
 sparc-unknown-netbsd1.2 (configured with ac_cv_sizeof_long_long=0, see    i386-unknown-linux-gnu
 INSTALL), hppa1.1-hp-hpux9.05, hppa1.1-hp-hpux10.20, Windows 95 using    x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
 DJGPP 2.0, and OS/2 3.0 using EMX 0.9c, the latter with manual help    i386-apple-darwin9.4.0
 to finish compilation.    x86_64-apple-darwin9.4.0
   
 Read INSTALL for installation instructions, or INSTALL.DOS for DOS and  Read INSTALL for installation instructions from source, or INSTALL.DOS
 OS/2. Mail bug-gforth@gnu.ai.mit.edu if you have problems.  To start  for DOS, Windows, and OS/2 from source, or INSTALL.BINDIST if you have
 the system, just say `gforth' (after installing it).  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
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 On popular request, here are the meanings of unusual file extensions:  On popular request, here are the meanings of unusual file extensions:
   
 *.fs    Forth stream source file  *.fs    Forth stream source file (include with "include <file>" from within
 *.fi    Forth image files          gforth, or start with "gforth <file1> <file2> ...")
 *.fb    Forth blocks file  *.fi    Forth image files (start with "gforth -i <image file>")
   *.fb    Forth blocks file (load with "use <block file> 1 load")
 *.i     C include files  *.i     C include files
 *.ds    documenation source  *.ds    documenation source
 *TAGS   etags files  *TAGS   etags files
Line 53  the rest of the documentation, so here's Line 57  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 62  Games: Line 66  Games:
 tt.fs sokoban.fs  tt.fs sokoban.fs
   
 Test programs (for testing Forth systems):  Test programs (for testing Forth systems):
 tester.fs coretest.fs postponetest.fs dbltest.fs  test/*.fs
 checkans.fs wordsets.fs  
   
 Benchmarks:  Benchmarks:
 bubble.fs siev.fs matrix.fs fib.fs sieve.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 other.fs
   
   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@ChaosSolutions.org.  To subscribe, send a mail to
   gforth-subscribe@chaossolutions.org with:
   
   subscribe GForth
   
   as the first and only line within the message body.  Submit bug
   reports through
   
   https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=addbug&group=gforth
   
   (whether you post them or not).
   
 - 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 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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