[Twisted-web] Example http client in web2
dreid at dreid.org
Wed Feb 20 14:19:17 EST 2008
Hello good sir,
On Feb 20, 2008, at 3:08 AM, Brian Carmalt wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm trying to write a http client which supports GET,POST,HEAD and
> DELETE using
A noble goal.
> I have a searched, for most of a morning and can find no
> documentation or
> examples, at least that is current.
There has never existed any serious documentation or examples of using
> I did find something from dreid, but it dates from 2006 and the
> web2.client.HTTPClient he uses no longer exists in web2 version 0.2.
The twisted.web2.client.HTTPClient you're referring to never existed
outside of a branch. It was based heavily on zanshin and had several
fatal flaws including not reusing any existing HTTP parsing code.
> Can anyone please point me in the right direction?
You're looking for twisted.web2.clienth.http. However there is
unfortunately no documentation and no examples and only a vague
hypothesis about how to actually use it.
I'd be glad to help you either here or on irc (freenode.net
Cleaning this up is something I do plan to do in the near future
however it's possible I'll be hit by a car and die before I get the
I hope this was somewhat helpful.
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