Meeting Agenda for
Saturday, January 26, 2002

Cogswell College
1175 Bordeaux Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA

This month's meeting will be held in the Dragon's Den, a room opposite the Cogswell Library. Directions will be posted on signs.

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Coffee, Tea, and Pastries


Technical Sessions:

Bspline and Bezier curve drawing routines - CH Ting
Ting will provide a general discussion of the algorithms and implementation in Forth using integer arithmetic.

U< and < - CH Ting
A new look at the implementations of these words.

Developments in Taiwan - CH Ting
Ting will also report on recent developments, or lack of developments in Taiwan.


Lunch -
Networking, demonstrations, and tutorials
Sign up for inpromptu talks by name and topic on the white board


Introductions, Announcements, Rumors, and Gossip


Featured Talk:

Object Oriented Forth - Robert Ackerman
Robert will help us understand Object Oriented Forth, especially in updating Win32Forth.


Break for afternoon tea
Networking and demonstrations.


Featured Talk:

Win32Forth Updating - John Peters
Attendees should bring questions, repeatable bugs, ideas for improvements, wish lists, and sample program extensions on disk to look over on a big screen. John is requesting demonstrations of how to crash Win32Forth! This is will help with a project to compile a crash proof version of Win32Forth for use both as a training program for students and new users. The final system should have descriptive error messages that not only tell what went wrong, what error was THROWn, and suggested work arounds.



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