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|Original author(s)||Bernd Paysan, Anton Ertl|
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|Written in||C, Forth|
|Operating system||Unix-like, Microsoft Windows, DOS, OS/2|
Gforth's goals can be split into several subgoals:
- Gforth should conform to the ANS Forth standard.
- It should be a model, i.e. it should define all implementation dependencies.
- It should become standard, i.e. widely accepted and used. This goal is the most difficult one.
The Gforth project was started in mid-1992 by Bernd Paysan and Anton Ertl. Gforth descends from bigFORTH and fig-Forth Gforth uses GCC to compile a fast direct or indirect threaded Forth; Gforth is fully ANS FORTH compliant.
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