15 Namespaces in gawk

This chapter describes a feature that is specific to gawk.

CAUTION: This feature described in this chapter is new. It is entirely

possible, and even likely, that there are dark corners (if not bugs) still lurking within the implementation. If you find any such, please report them (See section Reporting Problems and Bugs).

Global Namespace    The global namespace in standard

awk.

Qualified Names    How to qualify names with a namespace.
Default Namespace    The default namespace.
Changing The Namespace    How to change the namespace.
Naming Rules    Namespace and Component Naming Rules.
Internal Name Management    How names are stored internally.
Namespace Example    An example of code using a namespace.
Namespace And Features    Namespaces and other gawk features.
Namespace Summary    Summarizing namespaces.