More regex help

Kirk Strauser kirk at athena.daycos.com
Wed Sep 24 18:42:03 CEST 2008


At 2008-09-24T16:25:02Z, "Support Desk" <support.desk.ipg at gmail.com> writes:

> I am working on a python webcrawler, that will extract all links from an
> html page, and add them to a queue, The problem I am having is building
> absolute links from relative links, as there are so many different types of
> relative links. If I just append the relative links to the current url, some
> websites will send it into a never-ending loop. 

>>> import urllib
>>> urllib.basejoin('http://www.example.com/path/to/deep/page',
                    '/foo')
'http://www.example.com/foo'
>>> urllib.basejoin('http://www.example.com/path/to/deep/page',
                    'http://slashdot.org/foo')
'http://slashdot.org/foo'

-- 
Kirk Strauser
The Day Companies



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