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Gforth is a fast and portable implementation of the ANS Forth language. It works nicely with the Emacs editor, offers some nice features such as input completion and history, backtraces, a decompiler and a powerful locals facility, and it even has a manual. Gforth combines traditional implementation techniques with newer techniques for portability and performance: its inner interpreter is direct threaded with several optimizations, but you can also use a traditional-style indirect threaded interpreter.

GForth is an official GNU project: it has a homepage on at <> and copyright is assigned to the Free Software Foundation. However the real home page, CVS, mailing lists etc. seem to be hosted somewhere else:

The last official release is 0.6.2 from 25 August 2003, but development has not stopped. The latest CVS snapshot (at the time of writing) is 0.6.9-20080716. Do not ask me where the versions 0.6.3 to 0.6.8 have gone...

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