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Man, you guys are making me really want to look at and learn Awk.

On Feb 11, 2008 7:19 PM, Miles Bader <> wrote:
> "steve donovan" <> writes:
> > (g)awk is a lovely language. Look at those old books by Jon Bentley and
> > you'll see the oldtimers prototyping things in AWK. Was probably the
> > first scripting language, apart from BASIC and shell ;)
> Yes, I agree, awk is wonderful.  In many ways it's a far better
> language, despite its limitations, than most of its purported
> replacements (Lua excepted of course :-).
> -Miles