urllib & browser proxy settings

JanC usenet_spam at janc.invalid
Thu Mar 11 06:24:52 CET 2004

chris.lyon at spritenote.co.uk (Chris Lyon) schreef:

> I am running a medusa bases server, which spawns a copy process which
> reports back it's status using urllib as below
> This is all works very well and life is a sea of tranquility and
> programming is fun (see threads passim.)
> However when the server is used in the presence of a system which has
> the browser proxy setting activated (mozilla or IE) It fails with
> "Software caused connection abort".

Did you try:

f = urllib.urlopen("http://localhost:8088/root/copyresult", params, proxies={})


"Be strict when sending and tolerant when receiving."
RFC 1958 - Architectural Principles of the Internet - section 3.9

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