bugGNU Wget - Bugs: bug #37329, please support news:// and snews://

 
 

bug #37329: please support news:// and snews://

Submitter:  Noël Köthe <nok>
Submitted:  Tue 11 Sep 2012 01:58:33 PM UTC
   
 
Category:  Feature Request Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  trunk Operating System:  GNU/Linux
Reproducibility:  Every Time Fixed Release:  None
Planned Release:  None Regression:  No
Work Required:  None Patch Included:  No
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Tue 11 Sep 2012 01:58:33 PM UTC, original submission:  

Hello,

a wishlist request from a wget user:

"Wget currenly does not know what to do with news:// and snews:// URLs.

Not many tools do.  Perhaps only lynx can do this at the moment.  But lynx will only give a rendered version of the retrieved content.  wget should be able to retrieve the raw article with all headers."
http://bugs.debian.org/687195

The news:// protocol is mentioned in bug #20392 Modular protocol support.

Thank you.

Regards

Noel Köthe

Noël Köthe <nok>

 

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