[rescue] Re: rescue Digest, Vol 17, Issue 179

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Wed Apr 28 08:55:36 CDT 2004

On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 01:01:33AM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Apr 27, 2004, at 10:59 PM, Ross Bernheim wrote:
> > There is a book out, Thinking Forth. I have a copy, but haven't had
> > time to more than just start it before getting sidetracked with other
> > things.
>    Yes, I've been looking for that book...others have recommended it.

It is very good.  I sold my copy a while ago but shouldn't have.

> > smaller sizes just up from the kernel and can be extended in any 
> > direction
> > and to any extent into a high level language if desired.
>    Yes, I suppose that fits.  The bizarre thing is that I _know the 
> language_.  I just can't figure out how to write code in it. :)  My 
> brain thinks in C, I guess.  Well, I will start trying in earnest soon.

Hmm, maybe you could try to take the example C code from the K&R book
and try to implement them in Forth.  Might help in the brain re-wiring.


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