none albert schrieb am Montag, 4. Juli 2022 um 09:43:40 UTC+2:
> In article <t9to17$1u6s$1...@gioia.aioe.org
>, dxforth <dxf...@gmail.com
> >Until recently I treated SKIP/SCAN as exotic functions only found in
> >medium to large forths. That changed when I encountered them in small
> >microcontroller forths e.g. FlashForth, SwiftX.
> >If forthers are avoiding SKIP/SCAN because it's 'not ANS' then I
> >would say it's time to reconsider - not standardization as hell will
> >freeze first - rather treat them as ubiquitously and with as little
> >need of explanation or definition as is currently afforded PLACE.
> >Regarding compatibility, the only consideration is 'white space'.
> >SKIP/SCAN has the same restriction as WORD when BL is used as the
> >scan character. Which should come as no surprise as WORD is typically
> >implemented with SKIP/SCAN.
> In modern Forth WORD is not typically implemented but a loadable extension.
> For SKIP SCAN I can't remember what it is supposed to do.
> Gforth 0.7.3 has it, but I can't find in the documentation.
> Swiftforth has it, but I can't find in the documentation.
> Bottom line, as soon as it standardized, I will look into it,
> if it worthwhile to add to ciforth.