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Re: [Bug-wget] --bit option name

From: Tim Ruehsen
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] --bit option name
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2012 14:37:45 +0200
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Am Tuesday 05 June 2012 schrieb Hrvoje Niksic:
> I'd like to suggest that the new --bit option be named --bps instead.
> The use case for this option is reporting of download speed in [gmk]bps,
> not expressing all quantities in bits.  Besides, the word "bit" has
> other meanings (small piece), while "bps" is quite recognizable to the
> target audience for the option.

I would like to see --report-bps. It explains itself, well, at least better 
than --bps which could be anything.

To regard the current question of Fernando Cassia <address@hidden> (bug-
wget 5.6.2012) (Is there any way to make wget report download speed in Kbps 
not MBps at the end of the transfer?):

--report-bps replaces --bit
--report-[gmkn]bps would respect the user's demand for explicitly gbps, mbps 
and kbps, with nbps = plain bps without giga, mega or kilo.

What do you think ?

Regards, Tim

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