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Raymond Wiker rwiker at
Fri Apr 29 14:13:42 CDT 2016

> On 29 Apr 2016, at 21:10 , Paul Koning <paulkoning at> wrote:
>> On Apr 29, 2016, at 3:01 PM, ben <bfranchuk at> wrote:
>> I liked Forth when it was still threaded.
> ???
> Base FORTH is not, in and of itself, threaded.  PolyFORTH was if memory serves.  Then again, creating a thread scheduler (cooperative scheduler) for FORTH is just a modest exercise for the programmer.

I'm guessing Ben means threaded as in "Threaded Interpretative Language", and not a concurrent programming language.

There are still plenty of Forth implementations based on threading (of words).

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