[TUHS] when did new awk first appear?
Brian S Walden
tuhs at cuzuco.com
Sat Apr 9 02:33:14 AEST 2011
Jaap Akkerhuis wrote:
> Officially it was written by Aho Weinberger Kernighan but
> I suspect Brian did most of the actual coding.
quote of Aho from an interview ---
"We [Aho and Kernighan] had created a grammatical specification for AWK but
hadn't yet created the full run-time environment. Weinberger came along
and said 'hey, this looks like a language I could use myself', and within
a week he created a working run time for AWK."
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