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Re: [Bug-wget] Syntax for RESTful scripting options

From: Ángel González
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Syntax for RESTful scripting options
Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:19:31 +0100
User-agent: Thunderbird

On 08/03/13 19:18, Darshit Shah wrote:
> Okay gathering inputs from all the replies above., I think the best way to
> move forward would be to implement a --method=<GET|POST|PUT|DELETE>
> followed by --post-data or --post-file in case of POST and --put-data
> --put-file in case of the PUT option.
> In other cases wget expects the URL next.
> The GET option is included only for completeness.
> Please do let me know if I'm missing something.

Even easier, just accept anything as method, and send that (changing to

--post-data and --post-file would also work for put, but you may set --put-data
--put-file as aliases for niceness.

> Also, as Tim pointed out, wget does not test whether the file exists. I'll
> patch that too.
Good to fix that. But don't try to do everything in one big patch, send
one per feature.

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