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

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Wed Apr 28 09:22:09 CDT 2004

> From: Joshua Boyd <jdboyd at jdboyd.net>
> Date: 2004/04/28 Wed PM 01:46:20 GMT
> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Re: rescue Digest, Vol 17, Issue 179
> On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 01:01:33AM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> >   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.
> Maybe write a C->Forth translater?

Wow, why?

Forth is a whole different way to program - IIUIC[0] Forth programming is based on defining "words" and then arranging those "words" into useful actions. Great for control, sub-optimal for many other classes of problems...

[0] If I Understand It Correctly

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