Annotation of gforth/README, revision 1.8

1.7       anton       1: Gforth is a fast and portable implementation of the ANS Forth
1.8     ! anton       2: language. It works nicely with the Emacs editor, offers some nice
        !             3: features such as a powerful locals facility, and even has (the
        !             4: beginnings of) a manual. Gforth employs traditional implementation
        !             5: techniques: its inner innerpreter is indirect or direct threaded.
        !             6: Gforth is distributed under the GNU General Public license (see
        !             7: COPYING).
        !             8: 
        !             9: Gforth runs under Unix and DOS and should not be hard to port to other
        !            10: systems supported by GCC. This version has been tested on Linux (for
        !            11: Intel), SunOS (SPARC), Ultrix (MIPS) before release.
1.1       anton      12: 
1.7       anton      13: Read INSTALL for installation instructions. Mail
                     14: if you have problems.  To start
                     15: the system, just say `gforth' (after installing it).
1.1       anton      16: 
1.7       anton      17: If you want to work on Gforth, mail me. Tasks to be done can be found
                     18: in ToDo; but if you would like to do something not mentioned there,
                     19: it's ok, too. In any case, we would like to hear what you are
                     20: doing. The most important tasks IMO are the missing ANS Forth words,
                     21: the documentation and the foreign language interface for C.
1.4       anton      22: 
                     23: On popular request, here are the meanings of unusual file extensions:
                     25: *.fs   Forth stream source file
                     26: *.fi   Forth image files
                     27: *.fb   Forth blocks file
                     28: *.i    C include files
                     29: *.ds   documenation source
                     30: *TAGS  etags files
1.1       anton      31: 
                     32: - anton
1.6       anton      33:

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