fetch extension - use local filename from content-dispositionheader (new diff)

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Fri Dec 30 10:38:38 PST 2005

Martin Cracauer <cracauer at cons.org> writes:
> When discussing, keep in mind that the user has to explicity give the
> -O option (there is no environment variable to permanently turn this
> on) and that the implications of the -O options are very clear and
> simple.  And that the main use of this is for folks who have to go
> through a gazillion of Bugzilla attachments all name
> "customer-errlog.20051220" etc, and there is no other way to download
> them in a name-preserving manner than interactively opening them in
> Mozilla and saving them.

Are you seriously saying that you find it easier to copy the URL to
the clipboard and paste it into a terminal window than to just
right-click the link and select "Save Link As"?

> Before we randomize the list even more I would say I'd like to hear
> from the security officer if there is concern left.

It still hasn't occurred to you to ask the fetch maintainer, has it?
He happens to think it's a terrible hack which breaks the libfetch API
and leaks memory to boot.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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