[docs] [issue16423] urllib data URL

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Sun Nov 18 00:43:19 CET 2012

Antoine Pitrou added the comment:

> > - are you sure ignoring POSTed data is the right thing to do? Shouldn't we forbid it instead?
> > - I think it would be nice to reference the RFC number somewhere
> > - not sure why you raise IOError on a bad URL; I would say ValueError is the right exception here
> >
> I did that because that's what the old URLopener code does (ignoring POSTed data and raising an 
> IOError). The comment is actually a 1:1 copy of the old code.

Ok. I think it's better to take a fresh start here :-)


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