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Curl Ten Years Today

Mar 20, 2008, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"On March 20th 1998 curl 4 was released. It was the first curl release ever even if already at version 4 since we kept the version number from the previous projects we did before curl--using other names. We started it all with having the tool named httpget (which was an existing small tool written by Rafael Sagula), soon changed name to urlget to end up with curl--all renames happening due to shifting features and focus.

"Like many other projects, this started because of an itch..."

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