[Patches] Re: urllib suggestion
firstname.lastname@example.org (Skip Montanaro)
Thu, 17 Feb 2000 15:46:15 -0600 (CST)
>> An alternative is to document that the undocumented FancyURLopener
>> class can be subclassed to override server_version and this class
>> then used as the value of urllib._urlopener for use by urlopen and
>> urlretrieve. I'm not certain which alternative is better. Both
>> mechanisms require the programmer to read the code. I'll let someone
>> else argue the pros and cons of the two approaches (though URLopener
>> and FancyURLopener should probably be documented).
Guido> I would prefer that FancyURLopener was documented anyway!
Guido> How about this patch?
Looks good to me. I'll try to send Fred some FancyURLopener documentation