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Re: [gforth] New member, new Forther

From: Anton Ertl
Subject: Re: [gforth] New member, new Forther
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2011 17:24:51 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 02:01:29PM -0500, Owen wrote:
> I was wondering why gforth was written

In the beginning, the idea was to have a free and portable
implementation of Forth-94 (ANS Forth) that should be the
Forth-94-compatible successor of fig-Forth and F83 (a popular system
that implemented the Forth-83 standard).  The goals are outlined in
and you can read more about the ideas behind it and the original
implementation approach in

- anton

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