Sucking in a text file

Chris Gonnerman chris.gonnerman at
Sat Mar 10 16:53:26 CET 2001

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Simon Faulkner" <News at>
Subject: Sucking in a text file

> I have a .py cgi script that writes a page to the web and it works!
> To allow the users to customise the out put I would like the script to
> suck in the first part of the page from a text file and then to spit
> this out to the web server.
> Is this easy or do I need to open the file and read each byte in turn?

hdrf = open("my_header.html", "r") # the "r" is not required actually
header =

Hope this helps.

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