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: Read INSTALL for installation instructions. Mail us if you have
9: To start the system just say `gforth'. This gives you a pretty barren
10: system. `gforth startup.fs' gives you most ANSI wordsets. If you miss
11: a word, just grep for it in *.fs.
13: If you want to work on gforth, mail me. Tasks to be done can be found
14: in ToDo; but if you would like to do something not mentioned there,
15: it's ok, too. In any case, we would like to hear what you are
16: doing. The most important tasks IMO are the missing ANS Forth words
17: (musts before the alpha release), the documentation and the foreign
18: language interface for C.
20: On popular request, here are the meanings of unusual file extensions:
22: *.fs Forth stream source file
23: *.fi Forth image files
24: *.fb Forth blocks file
25: *.i C include files
26: *.ds documenation source
27: *TAGS etags files
29: - anton