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2133  * Returns the correct generator type for the requested output format. Allows
2134  * for a plugin to filter generators overall the the_generator filter.
2135  *
2136  * @since 2.5.0
2137  * @uses apply_filters() Calls 'the_generator' hook.
2138  *
2139  * @param string $type The type of generator to output - (html|xhtml|atom|rss2|rdf|comment|export).
2140  */
2141 function the_generator( $type ) {
2142      echo apply_filters('the_generator', get_the_generator($type), $type) . "\n";
2143 }
2144
2145 /**
2146  * Creates the generator XML or Comment for RSS, ATOM, etc.
2147  *
2148  * Returns the correct generator type for the requested output format. Allows
2149  * for a plugin to filter generators on an individual basis using the
2150  * 'get_the_generator_{$type}' filter.
2151  *