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Re: [Wget-dev] wget2 | no append .1 after extension please (#404)

From: Jonny
Subject: Re: [Wget-dev] wget2 | no append .1 after extension please (#404)
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:14:15 +0000

I think what I've said already justifies this change.

You may already be aware, but mime/types are the type of file served by a 
web-server. These mime/types generally correspond to a file extension, eg jpg 
or jpeg. Computers use those extensions to know how to open files.

When wget operates in a different way, appending a number eg .1 it upsets the 
apple-cart, as the expression goes.

Re vmware on GNU/Linux and other Unix
just observe the various log files vmware.log vmware-1.log vmware-2.log

Other modern software such as Xorg follows the same convention. eg

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