[Patches] Re: urllib suggestion

Skip Montanaro skip@mojam.com (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
shortly.

Skip