Newbie question: Why does read() method of urllib hang?

Andrew Ward winelight at
Tue Feb 12 02:33:05 EST 2002

> Andrew, what version of python are you running?

I am using 2.2 under Windows XP, but in my case, the read() is of a plain
old single page of html text, no cookies, no nothing complicated!

Yes, urlopen() is what I would expect to hang, rather than the read(), so
I'm very puzzled.

Andrew Ward

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