jeremy at cnri.reston.va.us
Wed Jun 2 18:01:12 CEST 1999
> [MCepl] Perhaps I am behind firewall, which doesn't allow me to
>do this. Is this stupid or not considering that I am using WWW all the
If you are using WWW all the time, then you should be able to make
httplib and linbot work. You may need to do a little configuration.
I had forgotten that firewalls require some manual configuration!
(In general, you can get some more debugging information by running
python httplib.py -d. In this particular case, I don't think it's
going to help any. The problem occurs before httplib.py has a chance
to make use of the -d option.)
Is your browser configured in some special way to pass through the
firewall? I use Netscape, and I can configure proxies from the
Preferences dialog, under Advanced->Proxies. If you do have a proxy
configured for your browser, you are going to have problems using
httplib. However, urllib will work if you set up the http_proxy
Can you load www.python.org from your Web browser? It would be odd if
you could load it from the browser and not from a Python script.
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