Meeting Agenda for
Saturday, June 24, 2000

Cogswell College
1175 Bordeaux Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA

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Coffee and Donuts


Technical Session: gForth -
This is a Forth that is associated with Linux or Unix. Anybody who knows about this Forth is invited to talk about it informally during this session.


Lunch - Offete Fetes a Barbeque
Ting’s company will host a barbeque.
Networking, demonstrations, and tutorials
Sign up for tutorials by name and topic on the white board


Introductions, Announcements, Rumors, and Gossip
A gift will be presented to Henrik Thurfjell for providing hospitality in May.


Featured Talk: Accessing other Application Windows from Forth - Andy Korsac
Andy used the Win32Forth DLL operation to call functions out of a National Instruments DLL for controlling an HP spectrum analyzer and a LeCroy scope. He then developed a routine to store the LeCroy raw data and other scope parameters. Andy plans to adapt the WinForth32 dialog box example for user setups.


Break for afternoon tea
Networking and demonstrations.


Impromptu Talks
Sign up for a time slot on the white board during the break.

C.H. Ting has signed up for the following:

  1. VHDL implementation of P16
  2. V2OS, an interesting floppy-booting OS with a Forth-like application: fifth. It can be the foundation of BIOS Forth and other 32-bit protected mode Forths.



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