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bug #59715: -q --quiet option is not clear enough in man pages

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Thu 17 Dec 2020 09:49:42 PM UTC
Category:  Documentation Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  croraf Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  1.20
Operating System:  GNU/Linux Reproducibility:  Every Time
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Regression:  No Work Required:  None
Patch Included:  None
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Thu 17 Dec 2020 09:49:42 PM UTC, original submission:  

-q --quiet option is not clear enough.

It does not "Turn off Wget's output", it just does not put the "status information" into the output.

For example "-O -" can still output the response body into the output, so output is not turned off with -q.



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