Subject: Re: README: nawk vs. gawk
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Ken Wellsch <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/01/2001 10:59:11
Peter Seebach wrote:
> Jarom r Dolecek writes:
> >recently, there was nawk added to the tree. It's faster than gawk and
> >has more friendly licence, so it is being considered as future replacement
> >of gawk.
> Is this Yet Another Nawk?  How many are there?

I just took a look at the README in the source and am happy to see it
is THE nawk I knew and loved... in a former life, our department purchased
it from the AT&T Toolchest, many many years ago.

I didn't know anyone else had called some other version by the same name
(i.e. "new awk").


-- Ken