[Cubicweb] [PROVENANCE INTERNET] Re: Apache authentication: which CubicWeb API?
nicolas.chauvat at logilab.fr
Tue Oct 8 22:38:27 CEST 2013
On Tue, Oct 08, 2013 at 09:41:43PM +0200, Dimitri Papadopoulos Orfanos wrote:
> How to programatically access the URL from a client program, not a
> Web browser?
pydoc urllib2 ?
> Are cookies needed?
Only if your site requires cookies to log in and the information you
are looking for is not available to anonymous users.
> Anything else I should be aware of?
Depends what you are trying to do... please be more specific :)
> What about error detection and specifically HTTP return codes
> (parsing HTML or any other format does not look like a good
f = urllib2.urlopen(MYURL)
If there are cases like the one you cited earlier where the site says
"authentication failure" and returns code 200, it is a bug of CubicWeb
and it will be fixed.
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