urllib: an alternative URLOpener

David M. Cook davecook at home.com
Wed Jun 16 07:54:02 CEST 1999


On Mon, 14 Jun 1999 11:42:14 -0400 (EDT), Jeremy Hylton
<jeremy at cnri.reston.va.us> wrote:

>Ok.  There is now an alpha version of urllib2 available from my Web
>page: http://the-tech.mit.edu/~jeremy/python/

Please forgive the naive question, but how does one get the "realm" info
from a site?

I want to connect to a page that requires logging in with username and
password and then retrieve the data there, but it seems I have to know the
realm info as well?

Dave Cook




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