Do I need to call close on the handle returned by urlopen?
breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jul 14 17:20:35 CEST 2014
On 14/07/2014 15:59, krzysztof.zelechowski at syncron.com wrote:
> The tutorial says that I should use "with open" to close the file handle
> properly. The reference documentation for urlopen mentions that the handle
> returned is like a file handle but the code samples below do not bother to
> close the handle at all. Isn’t it inconsistent?
Yes it is. The latter probably hasn't been updated after the
introduction of the 'with' keyword and context managers. Would you like
to click on the "Report a bug" link on the page in question and suggest
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