help for newbie

Jeff Epler jepler at inetnebr.com
Sat Mar 24 00:31:04 CET 2001


On Wed, 21 Mar 2001 17:00:49 +0100, Henri Valeins
 <Henri.Valeins at rmsb.u-bordeaux2.fr> wrote:
>Hi,
>
>I try to use python program named PLUCKER for retrieve web page on
>internet. When I try this program I have this message :
>
>Retrieved failed: 404 -- [Errno url error] unknown url type: 'http'
>
>My proxy var is correct 
>http_proxy=192.168.10.254:8080

I have always used
	http_proxy=http://machine:port/
This seems to work w/python, lynx, wget, and others.

Windows has a different way to set the proxy.

Jeff



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