[R-SIG-Finance] Yahoo Did not update

R P Herrold herrold at owlriver.com
Tue May 16 22:02:45 CEST 2017

On Tue, 16 May 2017, Alec Schmidt wrote:

> And now I cannot download from yahoo at all (it worked until 20 min ago):
> trying URL 'http://chart.yahoo.com/table.csv?s=AAPL&a=5&b=01&c=2012&d=4&e=12&f=2017&g=d&q=q&y=0&z=AAPL&x=.csv'
> download error, retrying ...
> 1: In download.file(url, destfile, method = method, quiet = quiet) :
>   cannot open: HTTP status was '502 Connection refused'
> Is it just me?

no -- looking in a web browser displays an outage message here

retrievals from them 'fell off a cliff and died' earlier 
this afternoon

also, revising code and habits to use httpS rather than http 
was kind of the point of the thread I mentioned earlier today

-- Russ herrold

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