Communicating with a PHP script (and pretending I'm a browser)

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 17:43:51 CET 2014


On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 11:37 AM, Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 10:54 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 2:48 AM, Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Is there some way python can communicate like curl ... it needs to
>>> send the request string in the body of a POST request to the URL that
>>> will route to the PHP script and get the output back.
>>
>> That is possible, but probably more effort than it's worth. It'll
>> likely be easier to just do the translation all at once.
>
> I would tend to agree, but that's not what my client wants. Also, it's
> A LOT of PHP code so it does make some small amount of sense.
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Is your client technically savvy? If not, then what is he paying you
for? It sounds like he may be paying you to implement his bad idea.
Maybe you can outline a better approach that he can buy into

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