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Re: history (was: cool features like completion of abbreviated directory hierarchies?)

On 2008-10-30 08:27:52 +0000, Stephane Chazelas wrote:
> Is zsh really that old? For some reason, 1991 was the date I had
> in mind for the first public release.

On <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zsh>:

  The first version of zsh was written by Paul Falstad in 1990 when
  he was a student at Princeton University.

> But I can see some code copyrighted 1990. The changelog in the
> current sources go only as far back as 2.6-beta1 (1994), I think
> I must have started using it around 97 so probably a 3.x
> already.

I don't remember when I started using it, but I have a copy of my .zshrc
from 1995-08-10, I subcribed to the zsh-users mailing-list on 1995-09-23
and I posted my first message on 1995-10-20:


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