<language> (PFE) A highly portable Forth development system based on the ANSI standard for Forth, by Dirk-Uwe Zoller of FHT, Mannheim, Germany. PFE aims to be correct, complete, usable, and simple but it isn't optimised for speed. It supports all dpANS word sets. It runs on Linux, RS/6000, and HP-UX.
Tektronix adopted PFE in 1998 and added modules and multithreading. You can load additional C objects at run time to extend the Forth dictionary. It can be targeted at different embedded environments by changing the terminal driver and initilisation routines.
Latest version: 0.30.27 preview, as of 2000-11-23.
E-mail: Guido Draheim <email@example.com>.
Last updated: 2000-12-07
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Nearby terms: Portable Common Tool Environment « portable computer « Portable Document Format « Portable Forth Environment » Portable Network Graphics » Portable Object Adapter » Portable Operating System Interface