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Re: [Bug-wget] wcat?

From: Dagobert Michelsen
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] wcat?
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:40:30 +0100

Hi Tim,

> Am 17.11.2014 um 20:49 schrieb Tim Rühsen <address@hidden>:
> Am Montag, 17. November 2014, 09:05:52 schrieb Alfred M. Szmidt:
>> It would be nice if wget also installed a wcat command which would
>> default to something like,
>>  wget -o /dev/null -O - "$@"
>> Would it be possible to add something like that?
> Something like
> $ alias wcat='wget -o /dev/null -O -'
> $ wcat www.example.com
> ?
> Put the alias into your ~/.bash_aliases or ~/.bashrc and that's it.
> What have I missed ;-) ?

I think Alfred wants to have a behaviour similar to to gzip/gzcat where
you could also have similar structure but nonetheless gzip ships gzcat,
gzgrep etc.

Best regards

  — Dago

"You don't become great by trying to be great, you become great by wanting to 
do something,
and then doing it so hard that you become great in the process." - xkcd #896

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