[TUHS] Seeking wisdom from Unix Greybeards

Cameron Kaiser spectre at floodgap.com
Wed Nov 25 17:28:50 CST 2020

> One area that I think held awk back was the lack of standardized c bindings
> for easy extensibility.

I'm not sure I agree. I despise how half the extant Python and Perl code
requires compiled shared libraries (apart from the standard library). I
make it a point to write script code with minimal dependencies other than
any utilities that might called by system() or moral equivalents.

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