How to Retrieve Data from an HTTPS://URL

LordLaraby Lord.Laraby at
Sat Jan 7 01:03:06 EST 2006

You might be using ActiveState python on Windows? If so, you most
likely do not have the SSL layer that's required to process HTTPS
protocol queries.
You should install 'standard' Python from to get the SSL
handling functionality. I understand that ActiveState can not
distribute the SSL code, for national security reasons. :-)


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