download x bytes at a time over network

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at
Tue Mar 17 15:46:45 CET 2009

On Tue, 17 Mar 2009 12:15:23 +0530, Saurabh <phonethics at> wrote:
>> This isn't exactly how things work.  The server *sends* you bytes.  It can
>> send you a lot at once.  To some extent you can control how much it sends
>> before it waits for you to catch up, but you don't have anywhere near
>> byte-level control (you might have something like 32kb or 64kb level
>> control).
>What abt in Python3 ?
>It seems to have some header like the one below : b'b495 - binary mode
>with 46229 bytes ? Or is it something else ?

That's just a bug in urllib in Python 3.0.


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