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Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH] [wget-bug #33210], Add an option to output bandwi

From: Sasikanth
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH] [wget-bug #33210], Add an option to output bandwidth in bits
Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2012 03:21:17 +0530

I modified the patch to display bandwidth in bits for --bits option not the
I attached change log and diff file


On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 2:14 AM, Sasikanth <address@hidden> wrote:

> No one asked. i had just thought it will be good to display all the output
> in either bits or bytes to avoid confusion to the user (I had confused).
> Anyhow thanks I will modify the patch.
> Thanks
> Sasi
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 3:11 PM, Hrvoje Niksic <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Sasikanth <address@hidden> writes:
>> >     I added a new option --bits as requested in
>> > https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?33210.
>> >    This patch will display all data length in bits format for --bits
>> > option.
>> I don't think anyone requested data *length* being displayed in bits.
>> Measuring bandwidth in bits per second is useful for compatibility with
>> units used by network equipment (which at the lowest level does deal
>> with individual bits).  On the other hand, measuring downloaded data in
>> bits is not widely used and adds no new information nor convenience.
>> The --bits option, if implemented, should only affect bandwidth display.

Attachment: bug33210_added_option_bits_bandwidth_in_bits.txt
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Attachment: Changelog.txt
Description: Text document

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