[Python-Dev] urllib.urlretrieve() and handling 550 errors when
reading from FTP
bac at OCF.Berkeley.EDU
Tue Jul 13 02:50:39 CEST 2004
Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>If no one has any objections I will just clarify the docs
>>stating that if an attempt to get a file fails on a 550 error (and of
>>course I will say what that means) it will then try a LIST command and
>>if that succeeds that is what is returned. And if you need more
>>fine-grained control then use ftplib.
> Sounds good to me. Thanks!
OK, in as rev. 1.53 for Doc/lib/liburllib.tex in the "Restrictions"
section. The wording seems fine to me, but after my already glorious
email on why test_strptime was faililng, I would appreciate someone else
reading and making sure it makes sense. Once people have cleared it for
public consumption I will backport it.
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