Subject: re: PR#227, more & less
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: matthew green <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/09/1999 14:55:33
   > 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 :-)).

less first appeared in 1984.  check the sources...