Saturday, November 20th
Building 550 - Room 200
SVFIG will meet at Stanford
in Building 550 (aka Peterson Building). Its location in relationship to
Terman Engineering Center (the former meeting place) can be found on these maps
- Slide1 or Slide2.
Additional maps of the Stanford vicinity can be found
There is open parking on
weekends. Park in any A or C or metered space.
Make your way to the Panama
Mall entrance. The door is labeled Building 550 - Mechanical Engineering
Design Group. Press the wireless doorbell to announce your arrival. Someone
will open the door for you. Do not ask Stanford students to let you in and
do not enter the building behind students.
Except on Forth Day, Room 126 will be used for
SVFIG meetings. Once inside the building walk down three steps and continue
straight ahead into the atrium. The meeting room is on the
Forth Day, the larger Room 200 will be used. Ascend the stairs just
inside the doorway. The room is on the left at the top of the
Temporary wireless Internet
access at the meeting can be arranged by sending an email request to Dave Jaffe
(dljaffe -at- stanford.edu).
If you would like to have
meeting announcements e-mailed to you, send the message Subscribe SVFIG
Meeting Agenda to: George
How you can help SVFIG:
- Bring your presenter and topic suggestions
to every meeting!
- Contribute your ideas for and offer to
participate in next year's Forth Day.
Coming to SVFIG:
OO-vs-Relational Databases -
Samuel A. Falvo II
"I would like to talk about OO-vs-relational
databases and procedural programming."
Task Interface in Forth for eCOS -
Part 2 - John E. Harbold
"I'll present the object-oriented
interface to the task interface in Forth for
eCOS. This will describe the way to
create and manage tasks in Forth."
topic channels, four new episodes per week.
Botbash 2000 Video
A cheapie video
of a May 2000 robot rumble in Mesa, AZ.
WAV File and Soundcard I/O Software
Using Win32Forth - Andy Korsak
This software was written for
amateur radio applications. Andy has suggested that it might be useful to look
at his code in advance of his talk. Contributions to this work-in-progress
would be welcomed. You can download and view his sound card software on the
group (membership required), or here.
Solicitations for presentations and
Mitch Bradley's Forth in C
volunteer is needed to present and demonstrate this software.
PowerMops Forth for the Mac -
Kevin Appert: "Mops
is an open-source, full-featured, object-oriented stand-alone programming
language for Mac OS X descended from the much-beloved NEON. I now have a
working installation and when I know enough to do a good demo, Ill be
doing a talk. Id be grateful for any help and advice from anyone familiar
- PowerMops on
Please indicate your interest for these
If you have anything you'd
like to talk about this month,
please contact Kevin