[Tutor] Downloading Files from the net
timovwb at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 09:54:36 CEST 2008
Mark Tolonen schreef:
> "Timo" <timovwb at gmail.com> wrote in message
> news:48dfb602.2283420a.7dff.2f6f at mx.google.com...
>> What is the best/correct way to download files from a webpage?
>> www.example.com/example.mp3 for instance.
>> I know how to open the site (with urllib), but have no idea how to
>> write the file to the harddisk.
> Quick and dirty, if example.mp3 isn't too big to fit in memory at once:
> import urllib
> fin = urllib.urlopen('http://www.example.com/example.mp3')
> fout = open('example.mp3','wb')
Ok, this is what I found too, tested it and it worked. But this "if
example.mp3 isn't too big to fit in memory at once" makes me "worry".
Ofcourse not for a simple mp3, but if it is a much larger file.
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