Equivalent of 'wget' for python?

saju.pillai at gmail.com saju.pillai at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 11:41:21 CET 2008


On Dec 11, 3:36 pm, "saju.pil... at gmail.com" <saju.pil... at gmail.com>
wrote:
> On Dec 11, 2:36 pm, hrishy <hris... at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > Hi
>
> > Please excuse my OOP but is my understanding correct
>
> > urllib.urlretrieve(url_of_zip_file,destination_on_local_filesystem)
>
> > is urllib --->Static Class on which the method urlretrieve method is invoked ?
>
> No urllib is a "method". Use type(obj) to find out what python thinks

typo c/method/module

> the "type" of that object is. Note that "object" here is not meant in
> the same sense as the OOP definition.
>
>
>
> > In that case what does the python 3.0 version mean
>
> > import urllib.request
> > urllib.request.urlretrieve(url, local_file_name)
>
> > urllib -->static class
> > request -->method
> > urlretrieve--> what is this then ?
>
> A 'function'. urllib.request.urlretrieve is the fully qualified name
> of the function urlretrieve. In other words urlretrieve lives in the
> urllib.request namespace.
>
> -srp
>
>
>
> > regards
> > Hrishy
>
> > --- On Mon, 8/12/08, Jerry Hill <malaclyp... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > From: Jerry Hill <malaclyp... at gmail.com>
> > > Subject: Re: Equivalent of 'wget' for python?
> > > To: python-l... at python.org
> > > Date: Monday, 8 December, 2008, 5:54 PM
> > > On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 11:53 AM, r0g
> > > <aioe.... at technicalbloke.com> wrote:
> > > > urllib.urlretrieve(url_of_zip_file,
> > > destination_on_local_filesystem).
>
> > > In python 3.0, that appears to be:
>
> > > import urllib.request
> > > urllib.request.urlretrieve(url, local_file_name)
>
> > > --
> > > Jerry
> > > --
> > >http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list
>
>




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