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Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH] New option: --rename-output: modify output filena

From: Tim Ruehsen
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH] New option: --rename-output: modify output filename with perl
Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:53:24 +0200
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Hi Dagobert,

> All this added complexity seems highly overengineered for a feature
> that is not in the core functionality of the tool and that only a
> fraction of the users use. Keep in mind: a good tool is one that does
> a single job right.

Andrew already answered you mail with a bunch of arguments.
I am very conform with his writing, your posting puzzled me as well.

Your above sentence let me want to say:
- The new option is not complex.
- It is straight forward, and not 'over engineered' or even 'highly over 
- The added code doesn't interfere with the existing code in a way that you 
would experience side-effects, if you do not use it.
- There is no incidence that Wget is doing it's job worse than before.
- The new option adds value to Wget by making a core functionality tunable.
- And not to forget: Andrew already did all the coding work (Thank you, Andrew 

Regards, Tim

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