HTTP type of commands

Don Arnold dlarnold at west.com
Thu Mar 6 18:57:52 CET 2003


William Park <opengeometry at yahoo.ca> wrote in message news:<b46n85$1sm3lc$4 at ID-99293.news.dfncis.de>...
> Bob <bbondi at pacbell.net> wrote:
> > If I'd like to issue HTTP type of commands and watch the return data,
> > does Python offer this functionality? I've only gotten to chapter 5
> > and inquiring minds need to know :)
> 
> No.  Python is not web server.

Python may not be a web server, but it does have modules that allow
you to implement one with a handful of code. Check out
CGIHTTPServer.py in the standard distribution for more information.

HTH,
Don




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