urllib.open('http://www.redherring.com/')

Andrew Cooke andrew at intertrader.com
Thu Feb 8 09:35:52 CET 2001


Maybe they're checking an HTTP header line and only responding to known
browsers?

Andrew

Greg Jorgensen wrote:
> 
> In article <95th67$36j$1 at nnrp1.deja.com>,
>   apederse at my-deja.com wrote:
> > I have some problems with urllib. Any URL works
> > just fine except http://www.redherring.com/ which
> > returns nothing, no headers, no nothing
> 
> It's broken for me, too. I can get to the site with my browser, but
> urllib.urlopen() hangs for a long time, then aborts with a "connection
> reset by peer" error. The same thing happens with httplib.
> 
> --
> Greg Jorgensen
> Portland, Oregon, USA
> gregj at pobox.com
> 
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