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Wording of -X in docs to refer primarily to 'method' rather than 'command' #8094
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Having a poor memory, combined with the not-particularly-descriptive mnemonic (
X) has led me to fruitlessly scan the manpage/
-houtput numerous times for
methodbefore falling back to Google.
Command feels like awkward parlance in a world where the 95% use-case is HTTP. I could be wrong, but I feel most people looking for this option are looking for how to set the HTTP method.