"In this book,... we don't even see sed and AWK working together
through temporary files. Each tool is considered in complete
isolation. There is little point in learning about AWK and sed on
"No mention is made of which AWK or sed or grep... Are we
talking strict POSIX sed and AWK here? We are not told. This topic
needs to be addressed, however briefly, in any book dealing with
"This book might be useful for those who find the treatment in
Kernighan & Pike too concise; but it needs to be supplemented,
if not replaced, by a book which discusses these tools in their
"I find it hard to recommend this book to anyone."
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