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+Current history:
+
+1999/05/16 Minor fix to build/link on CLIX
+1999/05/09 Update to build/link on NeXT
+1999/04/17 Update to work with ncurses 5.0 beta1 (TERMTYPE struct)
+1999/02/07 Build with ncurses 4.2 981219 (renamed function)
+1998/01/09 1.00 First release under GPL
+1997/12/24 0.02 First version that requires ncurses
+1997/10/29 0.01 Second beta release to the ncurses mailing list.
+1997/10/06 0.00 First beta release to the ncurses mailing list.
+
+Ancient history: TACK -- the terminfo action checker
+
+ The purpose of this program is to verify the correctness of
+terminfos and to calculate the pads needed for each capability.
+This program is not designed to test curses and therefore uses
+as little of curses as possible.
+
+ This program was originally called TED. In 1991 it was
+released to USENET in comp.sources. TED was originally written to
+test both terminfos and termcaps. The original intent was to
+create a terminfo editor. This code fell quite short of its goal.
+Tests were controled by command line switches and editing was done
+with pen and paper.
+
+ In 1995 Eric S. Raymond got interested in the program and added
+a first cut at making the program menu driven. He also converted
+the code from K&R C to an ANSI/POSIX-conforming C. He re-christened
+the program TAC (Terminfo Action Checker). Eric also wrote a man
+page for TAC.
+
+ In 1997 I decided to dust off the code and make it easier to
+use by the novice. I totally rewrote the menu system and added
+the editing features I originally planned for TED. I also did
+a total rewrite of the code that does the timings. In the process
+of rewriting the code I changed it to be more tightly coupled
+with ncurses. By this time someone had taken the name TAC so
+I re-christened the program TACK.
+
+Daniel Weaver
+<danw@znyx.com>