[Baypiggies] Using urllib2 to print file contents line-by-line

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Dec 19 20:59:50 CET 2009

On Sat, Dec 19, 2009, ken barclay wrote:
> I'm running the backend on a Centos box.
> I do have a workaround but it requires an extra step from the user -
> I just print out the url on the output page, and when the user clicks
> the link, the browser takes care of loading the file into the browser
> and it looks exactly like it does in the file.

The question is, what OS are you running urlopen() on?  I bet that it's
Windows.  In which case the simple solution is to split() the data on
'\n' and then iterate over the lines.
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