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Re: [Bug-wget] Question on WARC

From: Tim Ruehsen
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Question on WARC
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:34:30 +0200
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On Friday 18 July 2014 14:13:29 Gisle Vanem wrote:
> Hello list.

Hi Gisle,

> I have been toying around with the '--warc-*' options in Wget.
> And it seems to work like a charm with my MingW/Win-XP version.
> But the question I'm left with is; it's nothing that tells me whether
> Wget loads content from a local WARC-cache *or* reads the content
> from the network. If the response is the same (based on 'Last-Modified' etc.
> I guess), it would be nice to know where the data came from.
> Or have I misunderstood the purpose of WARC in Wget? The Wget
> docs on it seems rather limited.

I guess you misunderstood the purpose of WARC. It is for archiving web 
sites/content, but not used for caching by Wget.

It may have some kind of academical use, not sure what people *really* are use 
this format for.

Here you can find links to more detailed information:


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