Any awk gurus on the list?

Chad Perrin perrin at
Sat Aug 21 01:05:34 UTC 2010

On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 05:24:55PM -0700, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> >>>>> "Paul" == Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists at> writes:
> Paul> Yes, I know I could do this easily in Perl.  I'm doing this to try
> Paul> and improve my understanding of awk.
> To what end?
> Every modern system that can run awk can also run Perl.  Why not
> concentrate on Perl?

Maybe he wants to understand Awk well enough to translate a bunch of Awk
scripts to Perl.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
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