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

From: Giuseppe Scrivano
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] --bit option name
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:26:47 +0200
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Hi Hrvoje,

Hrvoje Niksic <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

Yes, it is right time to do it, before we have a release using that
name.  I have just pushed a patch which replaces --bits to --report-bps
as suggested by Tim.


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