1: This is the current state (alpha) of gforth. This is not a
2: distribution for the general public, since it is not yet mature
3: enough. There is no warranty of any kind; this program is
4: distributed under the GNU General Public license (see COPYING).
6: You will probably find a Linux binary included in the package and the
7: configuration set up for Linux. If you want to install it on another
8: system, read INSTALL and I wish you good luck (Mail us if you have
11: To start the system just say `gforth'. This gives you a pretty barren
12: system. `gforth startup.fs' gives you most ANSI wordsets. If you miss
13: a word, just grep for it in *.fs.
15: If you want to work on gforth, mail me. Tasks to be done can be found
16: in ToDo; but if you would like to do something not mentioned there,
17: it's ok, too. In any case, we would like to hear what you are
18: doing. The most important tasks IMO are the missing ANS Forth words
19: (musts before the alpha release), the documentation and the foreign
20: language interface for C.
22: On popular request, here are the meanings of unusual file extensions:
24: *.fs Forth stream source file
25: *.fi Forth image files
26: *.fb Forth blocks file
27: *.i C include files
28: *.ds documenation source
29: *TAGS etags files
31: - anton