Subject: Re: PR#227, more & less
To: Erik E. Fair <email@example.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/08/1999 19:32:59
On Tue, 6 Apr 1999, Erik E. Fair wrote:
> What I find ironic about this is that "less" began as an unbloated "more"....
This is not my recollection at all. I first saw less around '91 or
'92, and it was at the time a much larger and more featureful
version of more, by design. The name was a joke (as most names in
Unix are :-)).
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