Python web client anyone?

Paul Rubin phr-n2001d at
Mon Oct 15 01:04:25 CEST 2001

"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at> writes:
> > Anyone know if there are any web client modules written in Python,
> > along the lines of the Perl LWP module?  Thanks.
> >>> import urllib
> more info here:

Thanks, this appears to include an HTTP client, which is a start, but
I was looking for something that actually parses the HTML on the
retrieved page like LWP does.  I wonder if there's some way to do that
with the XML libraries (though HTML is generally not well-formed
XML--for example it usually has unterminated <P> tags).  Any

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