using urllib with ftp?
fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu May 4 22:55:13 CEST 2006
John Salerno wrote:
> I've tried this already and it seems to work, but I'm curious if it's
> okay to use urllib when trying to access a url that begins with ftp://
> instead of http://. Does this matter? It's only a text file, so it's not
> really an FTP server I'm accessing, I don't think. I wasn't sure if
> using ftplib would be overkill in this case, or if you even could use it
> at all if you just want to get the page itself (the txt file).
from the urllib documentation:
Currently, only the following protocols are supported: HTTP,
(versions 0.9 and 1.0), Gopher (but not Gopher-+), FTP, and
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