[Doc-SIG] Python Tutorial - urllib2
mike at pcblokes.com
Thu Dec 22 12:48:35 CET 2005
Michael Foord wrote:
> By the way (and in the vain (sic) of shameless self-promotion...) there
> was a suggestion on Dobbs Python-URL that the inclusion of some of my
> material on urllib2 would be welcome in the tutorial.
> My tutorial is at : http://www.voidspace.org.uk/python/urllib2.shtml
Oops... correction :
Sorry about that. I *would* be interested in helping with the Python
tutorial (and docs where appropriate). it's a question of knowing where
All the best,
> The most appropriate sections to include would be on fetching URLs and
> handling errors, and possibly the basic authentication example. It
> probably fits best in the 'Brief tour of the standard library'.
> Would that be welcomed ? It is currently in rest format - and html of
> course ;-)
> Is reST acceptable for *someone* to add this material - and if so, what
> should I do about it ?
> By the way my vote is -1 on moving to html as the standard markup format
> and +1 on working on docutils to turn that into an usable input format.
> Additionally - having a wiki version, or a version that accepts user
> commentary would be a very useful way of gathering additional
> information. Of course someone has to maintain this... I think AMK did a
> simple implementation of this a while ago - although it had usability
> issues and the resulting data didn't seem to be used. I guess this is
> all part of the ongoing discussion.
> All the best,
> Doc-SIG maillist - Doc-SIG at python.org
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