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General Introduction General Introduction
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This file documents the networking features in GNU Awk ('gawk') version This file documents the networking features in GNU Awk ('gawk') version
4.0 and later. 4.0 and later.
This is Edition 1.5 of 'TCP/IP Internetworking with 'gawk'', for the This is Edition 1.5 of 'TCP/IP Internetworking with 'gawk'', for the
5.0.0 (or later) version of the GNU implementation of AWK. 5.1.0 (or later) version of the GNU implementation of AWK.
Copyright (C) 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2016, 2019 Free Copyright (C) 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2016, 2019 Free
Software Foundation, Inc. Software Foundation, Inc.
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or
any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with the any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with the
Invariant Sections being "GNU General Public License", the Front-Cover Invariant Sections being "GNU General Public License", the Front-Cover
texts being (a) (see below), and with the Back-Cover Texts being (b) texts being (a) (see below), and with the Back-Cover Texts being (b)
(see below). A copy of the license is included in the section entitled (see below). A copy of the license is included in the section entitled
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* MAZE:: Walking Through A Maze In Virtual Reality. * MAZE:: Walking Through A Maze In Virtual Reality.
* MOBAGWHO:: A Simple Mobile Agent. * MOBAGWHO:: A Simple Mobile Agent.
* STOXPRED:: Stock Market Prediction As A Service. * STOXPRED:: Stock Market Prediction As A Service.
* PROTBASE:: Searching Through A Protein Database. * PROTBASE:: Searching Through A Protein Database.
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Preface Preface
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In May of 1997, Ju"rgen Kahrs felt the need for network access from In May of 1997, Jürgen Kahrs felt the need for network access from
'awk', and, with a little help from me, set about adding features to do 'awk', and, with a little help from me, set about adding features to do
this for 'gawk'. At that time, he wrote the bulk of this Info file. this for 'gawk'. At that time, he wrote the bulk of this Info file.
The code and documentation were added to the 'gawk' 3.1 development The code and documentation were added to the 'gawk' 3.1 development
tree, and languished somewhat until I could finally get down to some tree, and languished somewhat until I could finally get down to some
serious work on that version of 'gawk'. This finally happened in the serious work on that version of 'gawk'. This finally happened in the
middle of 2000. middle of 2000.
Meantime, Ju"rgen wrote an article about the Internet special files Meantime, Jürgen wrote an article about the Internet special files
and '|&' operator for 'Linux Journal', and made a networking patch for and '|&' operator for 'Linux Journal', and made a networking patch for
the production versions of 'gawk' available from his home page. In the production versions of 'gawk' available from his home page. In
August of 2000 (for 'gawk' 3.0.6), this patch also made it to the main August of 2000 (for 'gawk' 3.0.6), this patch also made it to the main
GNU 'ftp' distribution site. GNU 'ftp' distribution site.
For release with 'gawk', I edited Ju"rgen's prose for English grammar For release with 'gawk', I edited Jürgen's prose for English grammar
and style, as he is not a native English speaker. I also rearranged the and style, as he is not a native English speaker. I also rearranged the
material somewhat for what I felt was a better order of presentation, material somewhat for what I felt was a better order of presentation,
and (re)wrote some of the introductory material. and (re)wrote some of the introductory material.
The majority of this document and the code are his work, and the high The majority of this document and the code are his work, and the high
quality and interesting ideas speak for themselves. It is my hope that quality and interesting ideas speak for themselves. It is my hope that
these features will be of significant value to the 'awk' community. these features will be of significant value to the 'awk' community.
Arnold Robbins Arnold Robbins
Nof Ayalon, ISRAEL Nof Ayalon, ISRAEL
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