open urls in browser

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 15:21:35 CEST 2011


On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 10:05 PM, srikanth <srikanth007m at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ex: http://www.google.com - Pass/Fail.

What do you mean by "Pass" or "Fail"? If you send a URL to a web
browser, all you'll find out is whether or not the browser accepted it
- it won't tell you if the page is valid. If you want that, you don't
need a web browser at all - what you want is a simple URL fetcher,
such as urllib/urllib2.

http://docs.python.org/library/urllib.html
http://docs.python.org/release/3.1.3/library/urllib.request.html

ChrisA



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