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python3.2  3.2.2
urllib.error Namespace Reference


class  URLError
class  HTTPError
class  ContentTooShortError

Detailed Description

Exception classes raised by urllib.

The base exception class is URLError, which inherits from IOError.  It
doesn't define any behavior of its own, but is the base class for all
exceptions defined in this package.

HTTPError is an exception class that is also a valid HTTP response
instance.  It behaves this way because HTTP protocol errors are valid
responses, with a status code, headers, and a body.  In some contexts,
an application may want to handle an exception like a regular