6.1.1000 CREATE CORE

( "<spaces>name" -- )

Skip leading space delimiters. Parse name delimited by a space. Create a definition for name with the execution semantics defined below. If the data-space pointer is not aligned, reserve enough data space to align it. The new data-space pointer defines name's data field. CREATE does not allocate data space in name's data field.

name Execution:

( -- a-addr )

a-addr is the address of name's data field. The execution semantics of name may be extended by using DOES>.



The data-field address of a word defined by CREATE is given by the data-space pointer immediately following the execution of CREATE.

Reservation of data field space is typically done with ALLOT.

Typical use: ... CREATE SOMETHING ...