Meeting Agenda for
Saturday, September 25, 2004

Cogswell College
1175 Bordeaux Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA

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Parking Lot Sale at Surplus Computers
Check it out before the meeting.


Starbucks Coffee, Tea, Bagels, and Pastries


The ARM7 Instruction Set and the Newest Subroutine Threaded ARM7 eForth - CH Ting
Ting reports that he has successfully ported a direct-threaded eForth to the Analog Devices' ADuC7024 MicroConverter. A faster version of subroutine threaded eForth has also been implemented. Now ARM7 eForth is ready for prime time. Ting will discuss the ARM7 instruction set, assembler, and metacompiler and the differences between the two eForth implementations.


Lunch - on your own: Togos or other local eateries


Introductions, Announcements, Rumors, and Gossip


Antique Math - It's Still Fresh! - LaFarr Stuart
"I will explain the mathematics behind something many have only heard about: Casting out Nines which is but a small application of the mathematics from Number Theory most engineers have no knowledge of - even though it is simple." Also see: Casting Out Elevens




Planning and plotting - All attending
A discussion of SVFIG participation in the Vintage Computer Festival and planning for Forth Day 2004.



After meeting

Tour of Fry's in Sunnyvale to look at the huge photos of technology history in the valley and memorabilia such as a Klystron from the DEW Line and an Apple I computer. Possible beers and dinner at St. Johns on Lawrence Expressway.

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