BeautifulSoup error

William Xu william.xwl at
Fri Jun 16 13:20:57 CEST 2006

Ben Finney <bignose+hates-spam at> writes:

> William Xu <william.xwl at> writes:
>> >>> import urllib
>> >>> from BeautifulSoup import BeautifulSoup
>> >>> url = ''
>> >>> port = urllib.urlopen(url).read()
> Gets the data from the HTTP response. (I'm not sure why you call this
> "port".) The data is HTML text encoded to a string of bytes according
> to the character encoding specified in the response header fields.

i thought we can read and write to a port, like port in scheme. :-)


> Get the character encoding specified in the HTTP response, and decode
> the data to Unicode from that encoding.

How can i do this? i'm afraid i can't figure it out in the manual..


I just uploaded xtoolplaces-1.6. It fixes all bugs but one: It still
coredumps instead of doing something useful.  The upstream author's
e-mail address bounces, Redhat doesn't provide it and I never used it.
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