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Re: [Bug-wget] -E --html-extension is overzealous?

From: Micah Cowan
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] -E --html-extension is overzealous?
Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2010 14:15:02 -0800
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Scott Bronson wrote:
> It would be nice if -E would only add an .html extension if it was pretty
> sure that the file is HTML.

That's exactly what it does.

> On the site I'm spidering, wget converted all the RSS feeds to have an .html
> extension which, as you can imagine, leads to some pandemonium.

That would be because the remote server is out-and-out lying to wget
about the file's type, and wget believes it.

Micah J. Cowan

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