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Hey all,

Kinda new to python. Trying to use urllib to read a website. The problem is the site I need to read contains single quotes in the url like

http://serverIP:port/dataservices/cdk?SP=md_adm.login_with_session('USER','PW','mySID',?int status)

I have tried to encode the single quotes with unquote but it fails?

import urllib.request
import urllib.parse
x=x+urllib.parse.unquote('%27user%27,%27pw%27,%27mysid%27,?int status)')
print(x) #x looks correct at this point

v= urllib.request.urlopen(x)

raceback (most recent call last):
File "C:\Program Files\python33\url_test.py", line 9, in <module>
v= urllib.request.urlopen(x)
File "C:\Program Files\python33\lib\urllib\request.py", line 160, in urlopen
return opener.open(url, data, timeout)
File "C:\Program Files\python33\lib\urllib\request.py", line 479, in open
response = meth(req, response)
File "C:\Program Files\python33\lib\urllib\request.py", line 591, in http_response
'http', request, response, code, msg, hdrs)
File "C:\Program Files\python33\lib\urllib\request.py", line 517, in error
return self._call_chain(*args)
File "C:\Program Files\python33\lib\urllib\request.py", line 451, in _call_chain
result = func(*args)
File "C:\Program Files\python33\lib\urllib\request.py", line 599, in http_error_default
raise HTTPError(req.full_url, code, msg, hdrs, fp)
urllib.error.HTTPError: HTTP Error 400: Bad Request

Any ideas

Thanks Simian

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