[Twisted-web] twisted.web.client and HEAD

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Sun Jul 22 13:49:45 EDT 2007

On Sun, 22 Jul 2007 18:36:27 +0200, Manlio Perillo <manlio_perillo at libero.it> wrote:
>Jean-Paul Calderone ha scritto:
>>On Sun, 22 Jul 2007 14:44:18 +0200, Manlio Perillo 
>><manlio_perillo at libero.it> wrote:
>>>Hi all.
>>>I'm using Twisted 2.4 on Debian Etch.
>>>It seems that twisted.web.client does not handle well HEAD commands.
>>>If I do a getPage(url, method='HEAD') I get an exception:
>>>twisted.web.client.PartialDownloadError: 200 OK
>>>Is this a bug or a feature (since web.client is for page retrivial)?
>>What would you like it to do?
>It (getPage) should not raise an exception, but simply return the empty 

That sounds reasonable.  Care to work up a patch?


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