Re: urlgrabber and pycurl

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2009 09:30:56 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 3 Aug 2009, Seth Vidal wrote:

> I've done a first release of urlgrabber using pycurl as a backend. The
> urlgrabber api is unchanged but what happens in the back has changed a bit.
> I was posting it here since I thought it might be handy for some folks.


Is there any reasoning for this added support mentioned anywhere for me to
read? I mean why the urllib stuff was deemed not good enough.

I'm really not a python guy, but as a libcurl hacker I'm very interested in
reasons for usage and converting from other alternatives!

Received on 2009-08-04