urllib slow on Leopard

Paul Boddie paul at boddie.org.uk
Tue Feb 26 13:07:29 CET 2008


On 24 Feb, 22:14, Stefan Behnel <stefan... at behnel.de> wrote:
>
> It likely tries to load the DTD in the background, which requires network access.
>
> http://www.w3.org/blog/systeam/2008/02/08/w3c_s_excessive_dtd_traffic

This is principally concerned with the standard library XML modules,
not urllib/urllib2 specifically. See the bug report in the tracker:

http://bugs.python.org/issue2124

I'd imagine that it's more likely to be a DNS problem than anything
else.

Paul



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