1. <operating system> A record of previous user inputs (e.g. to a command
interpreter) which can be re-entered without re-typing them. The major
improvement of the C shell (csh) over the Bourne shell (sh) was the addition of
a command history. This was still inferior to the history mechanism on VMS which
allowed you to recall previous commands as the current input line. You could
then edit the command using cursor motion, insert and delete. These sort of
history editing facilities are available under tcsh and GNU Emacs.
2. <history> The history of computing.
3. See Usenet newsgroups soc.history and alt.history for discussion of the
history of the world.
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