[Python-ideas] Support data: URLs in urllib

Mathias Panzenböck grosser.meister.morti at gmx.net
Wed Nov 7 04:45:46 CET 2012

Ok, I've written an issue in the python bug tracker and attached a doc patch for the recipe:


On 11/04/2012 09:28 AM, Paul Moore wrote:
> On Sunday, 4 November 2012, Mathias Panzenböck wrote:
>     Shouldn't there be *one* obvious way to do this? req.headers
> Well, I'd say that the stdlib docs imply that req.info <http://req.info> is the required way so
> that's the "one obvious way". If you want to add extra methods for convenience, fair enough, but
> code that doesn't already know it is handling a data URL can't use them so I don't see the point,
> personally.
> But others may have different views...
> Paul

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