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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 a powerful locals facility, and even has (the  features such as input completion and history, backtraces, a
 beginnings of) a manual. Gforth employs traditional implementation  decompiler and a powerful locals facility, and it even has a
 techniques: its inner innerpreter is indirect or direct threaded.  manual. Gforth combines traditional implementation techniques with
 Gforth is distributed under the GNU General Public license (see  newer techniques for portability and performance: its inner
 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 on Linux (for  
 Intel), SunOS (SPARC), Ultrix (MIPS) before release.  Gforth runs under GNU, BSD, and similar systems, MS Windows, MacOS X,
   OS/2, and DOS and should not be hard to port to other systems
 Read INSTALL for installation instructions. Mail  supported by GCC. This version has been tested successfully on the
 gforth-bugs@mips.complang.tuwien.ac.at if you have problems.  To start  following platforms:
 the system, just say `gforth' (after installing it).  
     x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
     i386-apple-darwin9.4.0
     x86_64-apple-darwin9.4.0
   
   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.
   
   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 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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