question about python

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at gmail.com
Sat Sep 13 09:43:46 CEST 2008


On Sep 13, 12:15 am, fishfin <calebjhan... at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was working through a tutorial about how to write a server using
> python (the url is bellow). I am sure that the server is working to
> some degree because when the server is running localhost:8080 just
> keeps trying to load until it times out. I would like to know how to
> send information through the server to my browser?
>
> I was working through this tutorial:http://python.about.com/od/networkingwithpython/ss/PythonWebServer.htm
>
> and my final code is like this:
>
> import socket
>
> host = ''
> port = 8080
>
> c = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM)
>
> c.setsockopt(socket.SOL_SOCKET, socket.SO_REUSEADDR, 1)
>
> c.bind((host, port))
>
> c.listen(1)
>
> while 1:
>     csock, caddr = c.accept()
>     cfile = csock.makefile('rw', 0)

It looks like everything after this line needs to be indented.
Besides that, nothing jumps out at me, though I don't do direct socket
programming a lot.

> line = cfile.readline().strip()
>
> cfile.write('HTTP/1.0 200 OK\n\n')
> cfile.write('<html><head><title>Welcome %s!</title></head>' %
> (str(caddr)))
> cfile.write('<body><h1>Follow the link...</h1>')
> cfile.write('All the server needs to do is ')
> cfile.write('to deliver the text to the socket. ')
> cfile.write('It delivers the HTML code for a link, ')
> cfile.write('and the web browser converts it. <br><br><br><br>')
> cfile.write('<font size="7"><center> <a href="http://python.about.com/
> index.html">Click me!</a> </center></font>')
> cfile.write('<br><br>The wording of your request was: "%s"' %(line))
> cfile.write('</body></html>')
>
> cfile.close()
> csock.close()


Carl Banks



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