urlretrieve a file whose name has spaces in it

HP hp at rentec.com
Wed Jul 30 00:39:30 CEST 2003


I am using urllib.urlretrieve() to download a file from a web site.
THe trouble is that the file name has spaces in it,
such as "string string1 foo.doc".

The statement:
urllib.urlretrieve("http://website.com/path/string string1 foo.doc",
"local_file");

produces local_file which contains the following one line:
<html><head><title>Error</title></head><body>The parameter is
incorrect. </body></html>

What is the correct way of specifying the this file in urlretrieve() ?

thanks
HP




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