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Re: [Survey] What people want us to do next

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:52:31 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 16 Jun 2014, Alessandro Ghedini wrote:

>> Why would it have to be done in libcurl? I really can't see how coloring of
>> text output is any business of libcurl's.
> The "-i" and "-v" options (the ones outputting headers and such) are
> implementented by simply setting CURLOPT_HEADER and CURLOPT_VERBOSE, without
> any additional support from curl. So either curl re-parses the libcurl
> output to add colors, or libcurl outputs already colored data. I may have
> misunderstood things though.

Yes, I would imagine that if curl wants colored header it needs to parse them
and add colors. So it would add header callback.

It actually already has a header callback setup, used for the -J,
--remote-header-name option.

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