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Usage
=====

  python -m wget <URL>


API Usage
=========

  >>> import wget
  >>> url = 'http://www.futurecrew.com/skaven/song_files/mp3/razorback.mp3'
  >>> filename = wget.download(url)
  100% [................................................] 3841532 / 3841532>
  >> filename
  'razorback.mp3'

The skew that you see above is a documented side effect.
Alternative progress bar:

  >>> wget.download(url, bar=bar_thermometer)


ChangeLog
=========
2.0 (2013-04-26)
 * it shows percentage
 * it has usage examples
 * it changes if being used as a library

   * download shows progress bar by default
   * bar_adaptive gets improved algorithm
   * download(url, bar) contains bar parameter
     * bar(current, total)
   * progress_callback is named callback_progress

1.0 (2012-11-13)
 * it runs with Python 3

0.9 (2012-11-13)
 * it renames file if it already exists
 * it can be used as a library

   * download(url) returns filename
   * bar_adaptive() draws progress bar
   * bar_thermometer() simplified bar

0.8 (2011-05-03)
 * it detects filename from HTTP headers

0.7 (2011-03-01)
 * compatibility fix for Python 2.5
 * limit width of progress bar to 100 chars

0.6 (2010-04-24)
 * it detects console width on POSIX

0.5 (2010-04-23)
 * it detects console width on Windows

0.4 (2010-04-15)
 * it shows cute progress bar

0.3 (2010-04-05)
 * it creates temp file in current dir

0.2 (2010-02-16)
 * it tries to detect filename from URL

0.1 (2010-02-04)
 * it can download file


Release Checklist
=================

| [ ] update version in wget.py
| [x] update description in setup.py
| [ ] python setup.py sdist
| [ ] python setup.py upload

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anatoly techtonik <techtonik@gmail.com>