>>Which brings me to an excellent 'forthism' I once read in a
>> newsletter. It stated:
>> "You can do anything in Forth - but you must be prepared
>> to do it yourself."
In a recent discussion in c.l.functional, about why popular languages
are popular, I summarized the relationship between Lisp and Forth
more-or-less as follows:
"From the Lisper's perspective, every other language is a cute subset
of lisp; whereas from the Forther's perspective, every other language
is a cute extension of Forth."