Forth Day '99

Saturday, December 18, 1999

third Saturday
Cogswell College
1175 Bordeaux Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA

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Registration, Coffee, and Donuts
Admission: $10
Banquet: $20
10:00 First Session - The More Technical - 15 minute talks
  • New Processor Design (tentative) - Martin Schaaf (no show)
  • XML and Forth - Skip Carter
  • Forth on a USB Board and Forth Stamp - Henrik Thurfjell
  • New Forth Stamps - Bob Nash
  • QS4 Project and a little on Patriot and the PSC1000 - John Rible
  • New Stuff from AM Research - Al Mitchell
  • The Last Forth Project - Kevin Apert
  • Pseudo Random Number Generation - Alfred Tang
12:00 Chili by Ting
Ting will provide the essentials. Others may, if they wish, bring enhancements such as desert, etc.


Introductions, Announcements, Rumors, and Gossip


Second Session - The Less Technical, The Future, and The Philosophy - 15 minute talks
  • Wearable Embedded System - Dave Jaffe
  • Cardiac Computer - John Rible and Skip Carter
  • Chess Game in ANS Forth - Jeff Fox
  • Forth in Open Firmware - Mike Perry
  • Open Firmware at Apple - John Hall (no show)
  • Accessing Forth Routines from Java - John Carpenter
  • Forth Philosophy 1999 - Glen Hayden
14:30 Break


Fireside Chat - Chuck Moore




Banquet at Tomisono Restaurant
The restaurant is located at 1146 West El Camino Real in Sunnyvale - 408/732-1678.


Those wishing to attend this meeting by public transportation should note that the VTA lightrail line to the meeting site will open on that weekend with free rides; service starts officially on Monday, December 20th. This line is accessable by regional rail services - Caltrain with transfer at Mountain View and Capital Corridor Amtrak with transfer at Great America Station to light rail at Lick Mill Station.

Meeting Notes

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