urlib - automatic cookie handling

Alex Hunsley lard at tardis.ed.ac.molar.uk
Tue Jun 29 16:28:04 CEST 2004

Pierre-Frédéric Caillaud wrote:

>     Yes.
>     First fetch the URL which gives you the cookie. Parse the HTTP 
> headers to  get the cookie (use the header parsing function and get the 
> Set-Cookie  header). Then send the cookie in your headers along your 
> next request, and  you're in. For this you must use urllib2 which allows 
> custom headers (use   request.headers or something).
thanks for your response!
An even better answer, which I've just found:

Can I ask that you please don't top-post? It makes threads hard to follow...


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