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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 a manual. Gforth employs traditional  decompiler and a powerful locals facility, and it has a comprehensive
 implementation techniques: its inner innerpreter is indirect or direct  manual. Gforth combines traditional implementation techniques with
 threaded.  Gforth is distributed under the GNU General Public license  newer techniques for portability and performance: its inner
 (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, Win95, OS/2, and DOS and should not be hard to  distributed under the GNU General Public license (see COPYING).
 port to other 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
   and should not be hard to port to other systems supported by GCC. This
 alpha-dec-osf4.0d  version has been tested successfully on the following platforms:
 alphapca56-unknown-linux-gnu  
 alpha-unknown-linux-gnu  alpha-unknown-linux-gnu 
 hppa1.1-unknown-linux-gnu   gcc-2.95.2 19991024 (release)
 hppa2.0w-hp-hpux11.11   gcc-2.95.4 20011002 (Debian prerelease) 
 i386-unknown-freebsd5.0   gcc-3.3.6 (Debian 1:3.3.6-15) 
 i486-pc-linux-gnulibc1   gcc-3.4.6 (Debian 3.4.6-5) 
    gcc-4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-21)
   armv5l-unknown-linux-gnu 
    gcc-3.3.6 (Debian 1:3.3.6-15)
    broken: gcc-4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-21)
              <http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=31152>
   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  i686-pc-cygwin
 i686-pc-linux-gnu  gforth-ec: r8c, 4stack, misc, 8086
 mips-dec-ultrix4.3  
 mipsel-pc-linux-gnu  Read INSTALL for installation instructions from source, or INSTALL.DOS
 mips-sgi-irix6.5  for DOS, Windows, and OS/2 from source, or INSTALL.BINDIST if you have
 powerpc-apple-darwin5.4  a binary package distributed as .tar.gz or .zip file.  If you received
 powerpc-unknown-linux-gnu  a self-installing executable, just run it and follow the instructions.
 sparc-sun-solaris2.7  
   
 Read INSTALL for installation instructions, or INSTALL.DOS for DOS,  
 Windows 95, and OS/2, or INSTALL.BINDIST if you have a binary package.  
 To start the system, just say `gforth' (after installing it).  To start the system, just say `gforth' (after installing it).
   
 You can find new versions of Gforth at ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gforth/  You can find new versions of Gforth at ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gforth/
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 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:
   
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 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
   
 For discussions about Gforth, use the Usenet newsgroup  For discussions about Gforth, use the Usenet newsgroup
 comp.lang.forth.  If you prefer not to post on Usenet, there is also a  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  mailing list: GForth@ChaosSolutions.org.  To subscribe, send a mail to
 gforth-subscribe@chaossolutions.org@ChaosSolutions.org with:  gforth-subscribe@chaossolutions.org with:
   
 subscribe GForth  subscribe GForth
   
 as the first and only line within the message body.  Submit bug  as the first and only line within the message body.  You can also
 reports through  report bugs through these channels, or you can report them through our
   bug database:
   
 https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=addbug&group=gforth  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
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 Copyright (C) 1995,1996,1997,1998,2000,2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  Copyright (C) 1995,1996,1997,1998,2000,2003,2004,2006,2007,2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
   
 This file is part of Gforth.  This file is part of Gforth.
   
 Gforth is free software; you can redistribute it and/or  Gforth is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
 modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License  modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
 as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2  as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3
 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.  of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
   
 This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,  This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
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 GNU General Public License for more details.  GNU General Public License for more details.
   
 You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License  You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software  along with this program. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.
 Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111, USA.  

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