[Zope] Http API Ping
Fri, 12 Oct 2001 14:09:30 +0100
Anthony Baxter wrote:
> easiest is to embed an invisible 1x1 image in the bottom corner, and
> make it your external URL.
Although technically you do get a broken image on your page if you do this.
> second easiest is to do the naive urllib.urlopen approach - no timeouts,
> anything like that
> you could also do this with a timeout - you have to do some of it yourself,
> using select.select - I can post some code for this if you like.
IIRC, there's a timeout module you can import floating aroudn somewhere...