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This section names the major contributors to
and/or this Web page, in approximate chronological order:
awk, from which
gawkgets the majority of its feature set.
gawk, making it compatible with "new"
awk, and greatly improving its performance.
gawkto Cray systems.
gawkworks on non-32-bit systems.
extensionbuilt-in function for dynamically adding new modules.
gawkto use GNU Automake and
asortfunction as well as the code for the new optional third argument to the
gawkport for OS/2.
Isamu Hasegawa, of IBM in Japan, contributed support for multibyte characters.
gawksince 1988, at first helping David Trueman, and as the primary maintainer since around 1994.