Fast URL validation?
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Tue Mar 11 23:34:49 CET 2003
Thomas Weholt wrote:
> If r1.status is something other than 200 then the document is either
> missing, server failure or your request will be redirected etc. If you
> wanted to read the entire document you'd have to do this before
> closing the
> >>> document = r1.read()
> >>> conn.close()
> Or something similar. Don't know if this is the fastest way of doing
> Please, post a better solution if you find one.
I suspect this probably wouldn't make much of a difference; my suspicion
is that (at least a buffer's full) of the content will be downloaded
regardless of when you call close on the connection object, so long as
you've invoked getresponse.
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