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"Although the Bourne shell was the first and very simple, it became the model for many following shells; also, later versions of /bin/sh were much improved. The Bourne shell did not have a command history, job control, command line completion or aliasing capability. It did, however, have the ability to use shell "functions" that were defined in the shell's initialization file, ~/.profile."
(Submitted by Noel Wed Oct 1, 2003 )
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