Looking for a urllib(2) cookie handler

Mark Carter alt.mcarter at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 13:44:49 CEST 2011


I'm in python 2.6.5, and have Firefox 3.6.13. I would like to download
some html from a site and scrape it programatically. The site requires
a cookie, which I have in Firefox.

Is there a simple python recipe I can use to read the contents of a
url and say "just use the cookie that I have in Firefox"?



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