Marcus G. Daniels
10 May 1997 05:10:20 -0700
>>>>> "JH" == Jordan Henderson <jordan@Starbase.NeoSoft.COM> writes:
JH> Many of today's machines (Sparcs, PowerPCs, some PCI-bus
JH> machines) come with a full ANSI Forth core in the OpenBoot
JH> Firmware. There will be for these machines complete low level
JH> diagnostics and some primitive kind of device driver available for
JH> all supported devices. Those machines without OpenBoot Firmware
JH> could be made to quickly load an ANSI Forth core.
Can you suggest any more info on this? altavista turns up
http://www.firmworks.com and some info from Sun.
The hardware list at Firmworks was pretty short w.r.t. PCI.
JH> Including threading support might be tricky in any portable way.
Uh oh, already the terminology is overloaded. ;)