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[PATCH] doc/curl.1: fix sentence with ending for -# option

From: Dave Reisner <>
Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2011 23:28:11 -0400

Try to be a little more descriptive about the effect of this flag,
rather than parroting what was said in the paragraph just above.

 docs/curl.1 |    3 ++-
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
diff --git a/docs/curl.1 b/docs/curl.1
index 95828bf..052b1dd 100644
--- a/docs/curl.1
+++ b/docs/curl.1
@@ -110,7 +110,8 @@ the --option version of them. (This concept with --no options was added in
 7.19.0. Previously most options were toggled on/off on repeated use of the
 same command line option.)
 .IP "-#, --progress-bar"
-Make curl display progress information as a progress bar instead of the
+Make curl display progress as a simple progress bar instead of the standard,
+more informational, meter.
 .IP "-0, --http1.0"
 (HTTP) Forces curl to issue its requests using HTTP 1.0 instead of using its
 internally preferred: HTTP 1.1.
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Received on 2011-10-30