view http info when browsing

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Mon Sep 6 15:29:48 CEST 2004


santoshamb at yahoo.com (ben) wrote in message news:<56d498d9.0409051725.1c7d3258 at posting.google.com>...
> I'm trying to write a web client script in python to log onto a web
> page and pull some information off of it.  The page has quite a few
> behind the scenes http things going on that are making it difficult to
> write the python script.  I think if I could see the raw http data
> that comes to my browser life would be much easier.  Does anybody know
> of programs that would run alongside my browser and show the http data
> that is send back and forth?
> 
> I've looked at plugins like httpwatch and iewatch.  httpwatch looks
> good but it costs quite a bit of money, and the trial is not fully
> functional.  iewatch has a free trial, but they don't show cookie
> info, which is important.
> 
> Does anybody know a good way of view the raw http?
> 
> Thanks for your help,
> 
> Ben

I downloaded a "sniffer" in Python. Let me know if you are interested



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