Soemthing wrong w/ urllib module or something.

Tim Golden mail at
Mon Sep 3 15:27:02 CEST 2007

[Tim Golden]
 >> To do the obvious, can you open a socket connection
 >> to the domain you're using?
 >> <code>
 >> from socket import socket
 >> socket ().connect (("DOMAINHERE", 80))
 >> </code>
 >> or does it give you the same error?

[Lamonte Harris]
> Yeah I basically got the same error.
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>   File "<string>", line 1, in connect
> socket.error: (10053, 'Software caused connection abort')

OK, then *something's* blocking access to that host (at least)
on port 80. Can you browse the web normally from this machine?
In particular, can you browse to that site ("DOMAINHERE")?


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