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Re: Debian is not GNU [at least current GNU]

On 11-Jun-2002 James Troup wrote:
> "Sean 'Shaleh' Perry" <shalehperry@attbi.com> writes:
>> as I said, two years ago I found that random awk scripts worked
>> better with mawk than gawk, this has likely changed.
> Err, actually you claimed that this (i.e. 'random awk scripts
> work[ing] better') is why mawk is the default, but that's complete and
> utter rubbish. 

indeed, got my history wrong.  I *assumed* (and invoked the assume rule) that
since we had a choice between mawk and gawk and went with mawk it was due to
compatibility issues and not size.

failure on my part.

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