How to read webpage

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Sat Aug 1 15:52:17 CEST 2009


tarun wrote:
> Dear All,
> I want to read a webpage and copy the contents of it in word file. I 
> tried to write following code:
> 
> import urllib2
> urllib2.urlopen("http://www.rediff.com/")
> 
> *Error:-*
> 
>     urllib2.urlopen("http://www.icicibank.com/")
>   File "C:\Python25\lib\urllib2.py", line 121, in urlopen
>     return _opener.open(url, data)
>   File "C:\Python25\lib\urllib2.py", line 374, in open
>     response = self._open(req, data)
>   File "C:\Python25\lib\urllib2.py", line 392, in _open
>     '_open', req)
>   File "C:\Python25\lib\urllib2.py", line 353, in _call_chain
>     result = func(*args)
>   File "C:\Python25\lib\urllib2.py", line 1100, in http_open
>     return self.do_open(httplib.HTTPConnection, req)
>   File "C:\Python25\lib\urllib2.py", line 1075, in do_open
>     raise URLError(err)
> urllib2.URLError: <urlopen error (11001, 'getaddrinfo failed')>
> 
I've just tried it. I didn't get an exception, so your problem must be
elsewhere.



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