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  • i would name the function name as history_size instead of history to avoid confusion. but i agree what you have said.
    • Most of the time, the method is used to get the whole history as an array.

      To give a more concrete background, I was working with the GetHistory method from Term::ReadLine::Gnu, Term::ReadLine::Perl and Term::ReadLine::Zoid when used by Shell::Base. That said, instead of trying to convince all involved authors to change code or/and documentation, I tried to work with the contrived and actual API.

      I agree that introducing a GetHistorySize method would eliminate instantly the problem associated to the ov