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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, backtraces, a  features such as input completion and history, backtraces, a
 decompiler and a powerful locals facility, and it even has a  decompiler and a powerful locals facility, and it has a comprehensive
 manual. Gforth combines traditional implementation techniques with  manual. Gforth combines traditional implementation techniques with
 newer techniques for portability and performance: its inner  newer techniques for portability and performance: its inner
 interpreter is direct threaded with several optimizations, but you can  interpreter is direct threaded with several optimizations, but you can
 also use a traditional-style indirect threaded interpreter.  Gforth is  also use a traditional-style indirect threaded interpreter.  Gforth is
 distributed under the GNU General Public license (see COPYING).  distributed under the GNU General Public license (see COPYING).
   
 Gforth runs under GNU, BSD, and similar systems, MS Windows, MacOS X,  Gforth runs under GNU, BSD, and similar systems, MS Windows and MacOS X
 OS/2, and DOS and should not be hard to port to other systems  and should not be hard to port to other systems supported by GCC. This
 supported by GCC. This version has been tested successfully on the  version has been tested successfully on the following platforms:
 following platforms:  
   alpha-unknown-linux-gnu 
  alpha-dec-osf4.0d   gcc-2.95.2 19991024 (release)
  alpha-unknown-linux-gnu   gcc-2.95.4 20011002 (Debian prerelease) 
  alphapca56-unknown-linux-gnu   gcc-3.3.6 (Debian 1:3.3.6-15) 
  hppa1.1-unknown-linux-gnu   gcc-3.4.6 (Debian 3.4.6-5) 
  hppa2.0n-hp-hpux11.00   gcc-4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-21)
  hppa2.0w-hp-hpux11.11  armv5l-unknown-linux-gnu 
  i386-unknown-freebsd5.1   gcc-3.3.6 (Debian 1:3.3.6-15)
  i686-pc-cygwin   broken: gcc-4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-21)
  i686-pc-linux-gnu             <http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=31152>
  mips-sgi-irix6.5  i686-pc-linux-gnu 
  mipsel-pc-linux-gnu   gcc-2.95.4 20011002 (Debian prerelease) 
  powerpc-apple-darwin5.4   gcc-3.3.5 (Debian 1:3.3.5-13) 
  powerpc-unknown-linux-gnu   gcc-3.4.4 20050314 (prerelease) (Debian 3.4.3-13sarge1)
  sparc-sun-sunos4.1.4  ia64-hp-hpux11.23 
  sparc-unknown-linux-gnu   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  Read INSTALL for installation instructions from source, or INSTALL.DOS
 for DOS, Windows, and OS/2 from source, or INSTALL.BINDIST if you have  for DOS, Windows, and OS/2 from source, or INSTALL.BINDIST if you have
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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:
   
Line 83  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
   
 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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