Talking direct to a socket
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Source code: to_me Module: Y303
# Talking direct to a socket
# please Please PLEASE use a standard protocol module if you can!
ia = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET,socket.SOCK_STREAM)
ia.sendall("HEAD /index.html HTTP/1.0\n\n")
stream = ""
stuff = ia.recv(64)
if not stuff:
print "OUT OF DATA"
stream += stuff
if stream.find("\r\n\r\n") > 0:
print "HEADER COMPLETE"
print "THE IMPOSSIBLE IS POSSIBLE - IT JUST HAPPENED"
""" Sample Output
munchkin:yi grahamellis$ python to_me
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 15:28:35 GMT
Server: Apache/2.2.24 (Unix) PHP/5.4.13
Set-Cookie: wxt=j4afl6q441f99vhd7787qt16o4; path=/
Expires: Thu, 19 Nov 1981 08:52:00 GMT
Cache-Control: no-store, no-cache, must-revalidate, post-check=0, pre-check=0
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