urllib2 - 403 that _should_ not occur.

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Tue Jan 13 07:22:12 CET 2009


Philip Semanchuk wrote:
> 
> On Jan 12, 2009, at 6:48 PM, ajaksu wrote:
> 
>> On Jan 11, 11:59 pm, "James Mills" <prolo... at shortcircuit.net.au>
>> wrote:
>>> Hey all,
>>>
>>> The following fails for me:
>>>
>>>>>> from urllib2 import urlopen
>>>>>> f =
>>>>>> urlopen("http://groups.google.com/group/chromium-announce/feed/rss_v2_0_msgs.xml")
>>>>>>
>>>
>>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> [...]
>>> Any helpful ideas ?
>>
>> Maybe raise a real bug @ bugs.python.org instead of just mentioning it
>> like I did: http://bugs.python.org/msg77889
>>
>> I think at least some sites would be willing to add the new UA to
>> their whitelists.
> 
> I don't think I understand you clearly. Whether or not Google et al
> whitelist the Python UA isn't a Python issue, is it?
> 
I'd say it's an issue relevant to Python users, which woudl seem to put
it pretty much in the mainstream for c.l.py - especially as the code
causing concern was written in Python.

regards
 Steve
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