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   This snapshot has been tested quite well for portability.  The main
   thing missing before the release is an update to the documentation.
   
 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 a powerful locals facility, and even has (the  features such as input completion and history and a powerful locals
 beginnings of) a manual. Gforth employs traditional implementation  facility, and it even has a manual. Gforth employs traditional
 techniques: its inner innerpreter is indirect or direct threaded.  implementation techniques: its inner innerpreter is indirect or direct
 Gforth is distributed under the GNU General Public license (see  threaded.  Gforth is distributed under the GNU General Public license
 COPYING).  (see COPYING).
   
 Gforth runs under Unix and DOS and should not be hard to port to other  Gforth runs under Unix, Win95, OS/2, and DOS and should not be hard to
 systems supported by GCC. This version has been tested on Linux (for  port to other systems supported by GCC. This version has been tested
 Intel), SunOS (SPARC), Ultrix (MIPS) before release.  successfully on the following platforms:
   
 Read INSTALL for installation instructions. Mail  alpha-dec-osf4.0d
 gforth-bugs@mips.complang.tuwien.ac.at if you have problems.  To start  alpha-unknown-linux-gnu
 the system, just say `gforth' (after installing it).  hppa1.1-unknown-linux-gnu
   hppa2.0w-hp-hpux11.11
   i386-unknown-freebsd4.7
   i486-pc-linux-gnulibc1
   i686-pc-linux-gnu
   mips-dec-ultrix4.3
   mipsel-pc-linux-gnu
   mips-sgi-irix6.5
   powerpc-apple-darwin5.4
   powerpc-unknown-linux-gnu
   
   Read INSTALL for installation instructions, or INSTALL.DOS for DOS,
   Windows 95, and OS/2.  To start the system, just say `gforth' (after
   installing it).
   
   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/
   or
   ftp://ftp.complang.tuwien.ac.at/pub/forth/gforth/
   
   The latter site also 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  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,
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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
   
   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
   oof.fs oofsampl.fs objects.fs blocked.fb tasker.fs
   
   Utilities:
   ans-report.fs etags.fs glosgen.fs filedump.fs
   
   Games:
   tt.fs sokoban.fs
   
   Test programs (for testing Forth systems):
   test/*.fs
   
   Benchmarks:
   bubble.fs siev.fs matrix.fs fib.fs
   
   ANS Forth implementations of Gforth extensions:
   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@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

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