Re: [ reactions ] Re: [NYT] Microsoft Is Set to Be Top Foe of Free Code

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From: Andy Armstrong (
Date: Mon May 07 2001 - 15:18:46 PDT wrote:
> John Hall wrote:
> >
> > I've been around long enough to know that it is true. Those who dispute it
> > usually have a overly-restricted idea of 'superior'. They are still using
> > BetaMax tapes and trying to program with FORTH on their AMIGA's.
> Hey! I used to do that. Programming FORTH on my Amiga, that is. Trying to
> figure out MVP-Forth was very painful, though. Also, lack of MMU did not
> make these excursions last very long, before Guru knocked on my door.

I wonder why Forth would benefit from an MMU... Was that just an OS
stability problem or a badly written Forth interpreter problem?

Andy Armstrong, Tagish

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