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 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.  ;)