On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 10:21:39PM +0200, Michelle Konzack wrote: > Note: Programs which disallow to disable such things are crap. > > So for "wget" it should only be used if the user set explicite a > commandline option or in the wgetrc. Of course, it should not activated > hardcoded or as a default in the wgetrc. > Dear angry user, it's matter of configuration. You can compile curl/wget without a feature, you can disable it in system wide configuration file, a user can do the same in his own configuration file or explicitly in arguments of the utility.
We can discuss what's ideal default option, you can talk about it with your operating system vendor or you can do it yourself (yes, Gentoo rules :). -- Petr
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