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From Dan Jacobowitz <d...@false.org>
Subject Re: Apache 2.0/NSPR
Date Sun, 13 Sep 1998 16:11:50 GMT
On Sun, Sep 13, 1998 at 09:31:05AM -0400, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > 
> > Jim Jagielski writes:
> > >Not that it would be a good language for Apache, but who here
> > >remembers Forth ?
> > 
> > I think these days it's more often called  Open Firmware, but
> > it doesn't have a GC.  Postscript does and L* did and they
> > share that delightful two stack (operand/execution) abstraction.
> 
> Ohh... I thought that OpenFirmware _used_ Forth (actually ANS Forth)
> but didn't actually _define_ the language.

Open Firmware is a standard in its own right (IEEE 1275, see
playground.sun.com), and it uses ANS Forth.  The language is not
defined by this particular use, though.

Dan

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