urllib (and urllib2) read all data from page on open()?

Mike Meyer mwm at mired.org
Tue Mar 15 23:50:53 CET 2005

bokr at oz.net (Bengt Richter) writes:

> ISTM reading top-posts is only easier when the top-post is a single global
> comment on the quoted text following.

And that stops being true as soon as someone wants to comment on that
comment. You either wind up with:

Last comment

> First comment

>> Original text.


> First comment

Last comment.

>> Original text.

Both of which are a PITA to deal with.

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