CLI Magic: Use cURL to measure Web site statistics (Linux.com)
Posted Oct 17, 2006 6:20 UTC (Tue) by ekj
Parent article: CLI Magic: Use cURL to measure Web site statistics (Linux.com)
The two utilities are in 9 out of 10 usage-scenarios completely interchangable. However, curl lacks the -R switch for recursion, and we are therefore going to claim it is a completely different sort of animal.
Lacking an option or two does not make two tools "distinctly different", if that was so, then Gnu tar and the tar that comes as standard in SunOS would be "distinctly different tools".
Which one is superior is largely a matter of taste.
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