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Re: [bug-gawk] binary mode for strings?

From: arnold
Subject: Re: [bug-gawk] binary mode for strings?
Date: Sun, 06 May 2018 18:56:05 -0600
User-agent: Heirloom mailx 12.4 7/29/08

Petr Slansky <address@hidden> wrote:

> I just found that even sprintf() in GAWK is affected by locale
> configuration.

Gawk's use of characters as opposed to bytes is required by
POSIX. Every feature brings with it different kinds of tradeoffs.

> I give up, I am going to learn Python...

I think that would be best for all concerned.



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