\ That's a comment; it ends at the end of the line ( Another comment; it ends here: ) .s
( are ordinary Forth words and therefore have to be
separated with white space from the following text.
\This gives an "Undefined word" error
) ends a comment started with
(, so you cannot
(-comments; and you cannot comment out text containing a
( ... )1.
\-comments for descriptive text and for commenting out code
of one or more line; I use
(-comments for describing the stack
effect, the stack contents, or for commenting out sub-line pieces of
The Emacs mode gforth.el (see Emacs and Gforth) supports
these uses by commenting out a region with C-x \, uncommenting a
region with C-u C-x \, and filling a
 therefore it's a good idea to
) in word names.