Testing for connection to a website
timothy.grant at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 02:53:09 CEST 2008
On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 3:48 PM, Alexnb <alexnbryan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Alexnb wrote:
> > Okay, I already made this post, but it kinda got lost. So anyway I need
> > figure out how to test if the user is able to connect to a specific
> > website. Last time I got pointed to the urllib2 page, but if I do
> > urlopen() and and am not connected, the program stops. So I don't know if
> > that was what you guys wanted me to do, but I don't think so, you guys
> > smarter than that. So, how can I test for connection to a website.
> Just for anyone looking this up later here is code that works :)
> from urllib2 import *
> import urllib2
> e = ''
> req = urllib2.Request('http://www.dictionary.com')
> response = urlopen(req)
> except HTTPError, e:
> print e.code
> except URLError, e:
> print e.reason
> if e == '':
> print "good to go"
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I'm glad to see you found the old post and implemented the code suggested
tjg. [Timothy Grant]
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