comp.lang.forth Frequently Asked Questions (1/6): General/Misc
M. Anton Ertl
What is Forth?
How does Forth differ from other languages?
Where does the name Forth come from?
Why and where is Forth used?
Hang on, isn't Forth out of date now?
Is Forth faster or smaller than C?
What language standards exist for Forth?
What is an RFI?
Are there Coding Standards for Forth?
I have trouble managing the stack. Should I use global VARIABLEs?
What is the Forth Interest Group?
Who is Chuck Moore and what is he doing?
When I redefine a word, old uses refer to the old definition. How do I ...?
Commercial vs. free Forth systems
Free Forth systems are bad for Forth.
Blocks vs. files
Type-checking and Overloading
Where can I find a C-to-Forth compiler?
Where can I find a Forth-to-C compiler?
RECORDS in Forth?
Why does THEN finish an IF structure?
What is threaded code? What are the differences between the different threading techniques?
Has anyone written a Forth which compiles to Java bytecode?
What about translating Java bytecode to Forth?
How is Postscript related to Forth?
How about running Forth without OS?
How about writing an OS in Forth?
What is a tethered/umbilical Forth system?
How about interpreting by compiling and immediately executing?
Why does a decimal point not indicate floating-point?
eForth: Who wrote it, and how do the versions differ?
Why is there a separate stack for FP?
How can I read and post to comp.lang.forth?