urllib2 slow for multiple requests

Richard Brodie R.Brodie at rl.ac.uk
Thu May 14 05:57:45 EDT 2009

"cgoldberg" <cgoldberg at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:9ae58862-1cb2-4981-ae6a-0428c7684feb at z5g2000vba.googlegroups.com...

> you aren't doing a read(), so technically you are just connecting to
> the web server and sending the request but never reading the content
> back from the socket.
> But that is not the problem you are describing...

It might be, if the local server doesn't scale well enough to handle
100 concurrent requests. 

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