urllib, urlretrieve method, how to get headers?

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Fri Jul 1 09:30:44 CEST 2011

On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 12:03 AM, Даниил Рыжков <daniil.re at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, everyone!
> How can I get headers with urlretrieve? I want to send request and get
> headers with necessary information before I execute urlretrieve(). Or
> are there any alternatives for urlretrieve()?

You can use regular urlopen(), get the headers using the .info()
method of the resulting object, and do the file writing manually.


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