load a web page and save source as text
mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Fri May 5 17:50:42 CEST 2000
"technology" <technology at mylinuxisp.com> writes:
> From python I want to be able to request a web age and save the source as
> text. do I import a html module?
>>> text = urllib.urlopen("http://www.python.org").read()
'<HTML>\012<!-- THIS PAGE IS AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED. DO NOT EDIT. -->\012<!-- Tue May 2 14:10:44 2000 --'
> what is the syntax to send a html request and and then assign results to
> variable. I then would write the variable to a file correct?
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