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

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Fri Feb 9 16:36:49 CET 2001


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. (Red Herring works fine from any browser). I have tried to
>rule out any possible causes, such as cache and problems regarding
>headerfields by emulating a real browser request from netscape and
>konqueror (using fancyURLopener) and I have monitored network traffic
>using tcpdump.  Using tcpdump it looks like there is a request sendt
>to vip.redherring.com and a response coming back.  Could anyone look
>into this problem and see if this is related my particular computer and
>network configurations or if it is a problem lying within urllib or
>python.

I've just tried with a straight telnet session, and that also fails.
So, it's not just Python.
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