> On Mon, 13 Jun 2005 05:12:28 +0200, Roy Schestowitz
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I don't think I can the headers (then again, it's Open Source) and I
>> think anybody likes wget, let alone wget in disguise. Let's just say that
>> cron jobs and wget change my life completely.
> Ok, I tried man wget. I was thinking about --headers, but this switch
> can be used only to add additional headers, not to modify existing.
> But then, as you have pointed out - it is Open Source.
I would rather not do anything that can upset Google. Cloaking agents is a
no-go area and unlike the use of API's to find shortcuts, changing agent
headers artificially is simply lying. When my bank denied any browser other
than Netscape or IE, then I did not mind doing it. I had justification at
the time and I was only one of many.
Roy S. Schestowitz