[Tutor] Problem

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Sat Dec 27 00:55:45 CET 2014

On Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 11:16 AM, salisme salisme
<salismesalisme at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello
> I am having a big problem trying to open a url that I have created by concatenating a raw_input on to an already existing url.
> When I copy and paste the url in to the search bar it works fine but when I try to open it using urllib.request.urlopen(url) it givesme a 505 HTTP error.
> From reading on the web I think the problem is the url I am using is not the full url, how do I get this full url from what I have, I tried to use geturl() but it wouldn't let me import it?
> Please help!
> import reimport urllibfrom urllib.request import urlparsefrom urllib.request import urlopenfrom urllib.request import urlretrievefrom bs4 import BeautifulSoup as bs
> choice = input("Choose artist and album name in following format : Artist 'x' album 'y'")
> baseurl = "http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/Records-/176985/i.html?_nkw=" + choice + '&_pgn=1'
> then I get an error from the following:
> urllib.request.urlopen(baseurl)
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print baseurl

Joel Goldstick

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