How to send a POST request?

kj socyl at
Sat Jun 7 00:04:26 CEST 2008

In <g2cc24$638$1 at> kj <socyl at> writes:

>Hi.  Sorry for this very clueless question, but how does one write
>in Python an HTTP client that can send a POST request?  The modules
>I've found (e.g. urllib, urllib2), as far as I can tell, seem to
>be limited to GET requests.  (I could be wrong though; please
>correct me if this is so.)

Sorry, my mistake.  I now see that urllib2 handles POSTs too.


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