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History of Forth
Forth was developed by Chuck Moore in the 1960s
Forth - The Early Years by C. Moore
The Evolution of Forth
by E. Rather, et al).
Original use for Forth was to perform instrument control,
data acquisition, and least-squares curve-fitting at NRAO and
Became a formal programming language in 1977 with Forth-77
standard. Subsequent standards were Forth-79 and
Forth-83 by the Forth Standards Team.
First commercial Forth system for IBM-PC introduced in 1982 by
Laboratory Microsystems, Inc.
Became an ANSI standard language in 1994, resulting in