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2.27.1

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**Bugfixes**

- Fixed parsing issue that resulted in the `auth` component being
dropped from proxy URLs. (6028)

2.27.0

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**Improvements**

- Officially added support for Python 3.10. (5928)

- Added a `requests.exceptions.JSONDecodeError` to unify JSON exceptions between
Python 2 and 3. This gets raised in the `response.json()` method, and is
backwards compatible as it inherits from previously thrown exceptions.
Can be caught from `requests.exceptions.RequestException` as well. (5856)

- Improved error text for misnamed `InvalidSchema` and `MissingSchema`
exceptions. This is a temporary fix until exceptions can be renamed
(Schema->Scheme). (6017)

- Improved proxy parsing for proxy URLs missing a scheme. This will address
recent changes to `urlparse` in Python 3.9+. (5917)

**Bugfixes**

- Fixed defect in `extract_zipped_paths` which could result in an infinite loop
for some paths. (5851)

- Fixed handling for `AttributeError` when calculating length of files obtained
by `Tarfile.extractfile()`. (5239)

- Fixed urllib3 exception leak, wrapping `urllib3.exceptions.InvalidHeader` with
`requests.exceptions.InvalidHeader`. (5914)

- Fixed bug where two Host headers were sent for chunked requests. (5391)

- Fixed regression in Requests 2.26.0 where `Proxy-Authorization` was
incorrectly stripped from all requests sent with `Session.send`. (5924)

- Fixed performance regression in 2.26.0 for hosts with a large number of
proxies available in the environment. (5924)

- Fixed idna exception leak, wrapping `UnicodeError` with
`requests.exceptions.InvalidURL` for URLs with a leading dot (.) in the
domain. (5414)

**Deprecations**

- Requests support for Python 2.7 and 3.6 will be ending in 2022. While we
don't have exact dates, Requests 2.27.x is likely to be the last release
series providing support.

2.26.0

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**Improvements**

- Requests now supports Brotli compression, if either the `brotli` or
`brotlicffi` package is installed. (5783)

- `Session.send` now correctly resolves proxy configurations from both
the Session and Request. Behavior now matches `Session.request`. (5681)

**Bugfixes**

- Fixed a race condition in zip extraction when using Requests in parallel
from zip archive. (5707)

**Dependencies**

- Instead of `chardet`, use the MIT-licensed `charset_normalizer` for Python3
to remove license ambiguity for projects bundling requests. If `chardet`
is already installed on your machine it will be used instead of `charset_normalizer`
to keep backwards compatibility. (5797)

You can also install `chardet` while installing requests by
specifying `[use_chardet_on_py3]` extra as follows:

shell
pip install "requests[use_chardet_on_py3]"


Python2 still depends upon the `chardet` module.

- Requests now supports `idna` 3.x on Python 3. `idna` 2.x will continue to
be used on Python 2 installations. (5711)

**Deprecations**

- The `requests[security]` extra has been converted to a no-op install.
PyOpenSSL is no longer the recommended secure option for Requests. (5867)

- Requests has officially dropped support for Python 3.5. (5867)

2.25.1

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**Bugfixes**

- Requests now treats `application/json` as `utf8` by default. Resolving
inconsistencies between `r.text` and `r.json` output. (5673)

**Dependencies**

- Requests now supports chardet v4.x.

2.25.0

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**Improvements**

- Added support for NETRC environment variable. (5643)

**Dependencies**

- Requests now supports urllib3 v1.26.

**Deprecations**

- Requests v2.25.x will be the last release series with support for Python 3.5.
- The `requests[security]` extra is officially deprecated and will be removed
in Requests v2.26.0.

2.24.0

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**Improvements**

- pyOpenSSL TLS implementation is now only used if Python
either doesn't have an `ssl` module or doesn't support
SNI. Previously pyOpenSSL was unconditionally used if available.
This applies even if pyOpenSSL is installed via the
`requests[security]` extra (5443)

- Redirect resolution should now only occur when
`allow_redirects` is True. (5492)

- No longer perform unnecessary Content-Length calculation for
requests that won't use it. (5496)

2.23.0

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**Improvements**

- Remove defunct reference to `prefetch` in Session `__attrs__` (5110)

**Bugfixes**

- Requests no longer outputs password in basic auth usage warning. (5099)

**Dependencies**

- Pinning for `chardet` and `idna` now uses major version instead of minor.
This hopefully reduces the need for releases every time a dependency is updated.

2.22.0

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**Dependencies**

- Requests now supports urllib3 v1.25.2.
(note: 1.25.0 and 1.25.1 are incompatible)

**Deprecations**

- Requests has officially stopped support for Python 3.4.

2.21.0

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**Dependencies**

- Requests now supports idna v2.8.

2.20.1

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**Bugfixes**

- Fixed bug with unintended Authorization header stripping for
redirects using default ports (http/80, https/443).

2.20.0

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**Bugfixes**

- Content-Type header parsing is now case-insensitive (e.g.
charset=utf8 v Charset=utf8).
- Fixed exception leak where certain redirect urls would raise
uncaught urllib3 exceptions.
- Requests removes Authorization header from requests redirected
from https to http on the same hostname. (CVE-2018-18074)
- `should_bypass_proxies` now handles URIs without hostnames (e.g.
files).

**Dependencies**

- Requests now supports urllib3 v1.24.

**Deprecations**

- Requests has officially stopped support for Python 2.6.

2.19.1

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**Bugfixes**

- Fixed issue where status\_codes.py's `init` function failed trying
to append to a `__doc__` value of `None`.

2.19.0

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**Improvements**

- Warn user about possible slowdown when using cryptography version
< 1.3.4
- Check for invalid host in proxy URL, before forwarding request to
adapter.
- Fragments are now properly maintained across redirects. (RFC7231
7.1.2)
- Removed use of cgi module to expedite library load time.
- Added support for SHA-256 and SHA-512 digest auth algorithms.
- Minor performance improvement to `Request.content`.
- Migrate to using collections.abc for 3.7 compatibility.

**Bugfixes**

- Parsing empty `Link` headers with `parse_header_links()` no longer
return one bogus entry.
- Fixed issue where loading the default certificate bundle from a zip
archive would raise an `IOError`.
- Fixed issue with unexpected `ImportError` on windows system which do
not support `winreg` module.
- DNS resolution in proxy bypass no longer includes the username and
password in the request. This also fixes the issue of DNS queries
failing on macOS.
- Properly normalize adapter prefixes for url comparison.
- Passing `None` as a file pointer to the `files` param no longer
raises an exception.
- Calling `copy` on a `RequestsCookieJar` will now preserve the cookie
policy correctly.

**Dependencies**

- We now support idna v2.7.
- We now support urllib3 v1.23.

2.18.4

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**Improvements**

- Error messages for invalid headers now include the header name for
easier debugging

**Dependencies**

- We now support idna v2.6.

2.18.3

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**Improvements**

- Running `$ python -m requests.help` now includes the installed
version of idna.

**Bugfixes**

- Fixed issue where Requests would raise `ConnectionError` instead of
`SSLError` when encountering SSL problems when using urllib3 v1.22.

2.18.2

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**Bugfixes**

- `requests.help` no longer fails on Python 2.6 due to the absence of
`ssl.OPENSSL_VERSION_NUMBER`.

**Dependencies**

- We now support urllib3 v1.22.

2.18.1

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**Bugfixes**

- Fix an error in the packaging whereby the `*.whl` contained
incorrect data that regressed the fix in v2.17.3.

2.18.0

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**Improvements**

- `Response` is now a context manager, so can be used directly in a
`with` statement without first having to be wrapped by
`contextlib.closing()`.

**Bugfixes**

- Resolve installation failure if multiprocessing is not available
- Resolve tests crash if multiprocessing is not able to determine the
number of CPU cores
- Resolve error swallowing in utils set\_environ generator

2.17.3

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**Improvements**

- Improved `packages` namespace identity support, for monkeypatching
libraries.

2.17.2

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**Improvements**

- Improved `packages` namespace identity support, for monkeypatching
libraries.

2.17.1

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**Improvements**

- Improved `packages` namespace identity support, for monkeypatching
libraries.

2.17.0

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**Improvements**

- Removal of the 301 redirect cache. This improves thread-safety.

2.16.5

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- Improvements to `$ python -m requests.help`.

2.16.4

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- Introduction of the `$ python -m requests.help` command, for
debugging with maintainers!

2.16.3

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- Further restored the `requests.packages` namespace for compatibility
reasons.

2.16.2

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- Further restored the `requests.packages` namespace for compatibility
reasons.

No code modification (noted below) should be necessary any longer.

2.16.1

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- Restored the `requests.packages` namespace for compatibility
reasons.
- Bugfix for `urllib3` version parsing.

**Note**: code that was written to import against the
`requests.packages` namespace previously will have to import code that
rests at this module-level now.

For example:

from requests.packages.urllib3.poolmanager import PoolManager

Will need to be re-written to be:

from requests.packages import urllib3
urllib3.poolmanager.PoolManager

Or, even better:

from urllib3.poolmanager import PoolManager

2.16.0

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- Unvendor ALL the things!

2.15.1

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- Everyone makes mistakes.

2.15.0

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**Improvements**

- Introduction of the `Response.next` property, for getting the next
`PreparedResponse` from a redirect chain (when
`allow_redirects=False`).
- Internal refactoring of `__version__` module.

**Bugfixes**

- Restored once-optional parameter for
`requests.utils.get_environ_proxies()`.

2.14.2

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**Bugfixes**

- Changed a less-than to an equal-to and an or in the dependency
markers to widen compatibility with older setuptools releases.

2.14.1

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**Bugfixes**

- Changed the dependency markers to widen compatibility with older pip
releases.

2.14.0

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**Improvements**

- It is now possible to pass `no_proxy` as a key to the `proxies`
dictionary to provide handling similar to the `NO_PROXY` environment
variable.
- When users provide invalid paths to certificate bundle files or
directories Requests now raises `IOError`, rather than failing at
the time of the HTTPS request with a fairly inscrutable certificate
validation error.
- The behavior of `SessionRedirectMixin` was slightly altered.
`resolve_redirects` will now detect a redirect by calling
`get_redirect_target(response)` instead of directly querying
`Response.is_redirect` and `Response.headers['location']`. Advanced
users will be able to process malformed redirects more easily.
- Changed the internal calculation of elapsed request time to have
higher resolution on Windows.
- Added `win_inet_pton` as conditional dependency for the `[socks]`
extra on Windows with Python 2.7.
- Changed the proxy bypass implementation on Windows: the proxy bypass
check doesn't use forward and reverse DNS requests anymore
- URLs with schemes that begin with `http` but are not `http` or
`https` no longer have their host parts forced to lowercase.

**Bugfixes**

- Much improved handling of non-ASCII `Location` header values in
redirects. Fewer `UnicodeDecodeErrors` are encountered on Python 2,
and Python 3 now correctly understands that Latin-1 is unlikely to
be the correct encoding.
- If an attempt to `seek` file to find out its length fails, we now
appropriately handle that by aborting our content-length
calculations.
- Restricted `HTTPDigestAuth` to only respond to auth challenges made
on 4XX responses, rather than to all auth challenges.
- Fixed some code that was firing `DeprecationWarning` on Python 3.6.
- The dismayed person emoticon (`/o\\`) no longer has a big head. I'm
sure this is what you were all worrying about most.

**Miscellaneous**

- Updated bundled urllib3 to v1.21.1.
- Updated bundled chardet to v3.0.2.
- Updated bundled idna to v2.5.
- Updated bundled certifi to 2017.4.17.

2.13.0

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**Features**

- Only load the `idna` library when we've determined we need it. This
will save some memory for users.

**Miscellaneous**

- Updated bundled urllib3 to 1.20.
- Updated bundled idna to 2.2.

2.12.5

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**Bugfixes**

- Fixed an issue with JSON encoding detection, specifically detecting
big-endian UTF-32 with BOM.

2.12.4

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**Bugfixes**

- Fixed regression from 2.12.2 where non-string types were rejected in
the basic auth parameters. While support for this behaviour has been
re-added, the behaviour is deprecated and will be removed in the
future.

2.12.3

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**Bugfixes**

- Fixed regression from v2.12.1 for URLs with schemes that begin with
"http". These URLs have historically been processed as though they
were HTTP-schemed URLs, and so have had parameters added. This was
removed in v2.12.2 in an overzealous attempt to resolve problems
with IDNA-encoding those URLs. This change was reverted: the other
fixes for IDNA-encoding have been judged to be sufficient to return
to the behaviour Requests had before v2.12.0.

2.12.2

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**Bugfixes**

- Fixed several issues with IDNA-encoding URLs that are technically
invalid but which are widely accepted. Requests will now attempt to
IDNA-encode a URL if it can but, if it fails, and the host contains
only ASCII characters, it will be passed through optimistically.
This will allow users to opt-in to using IDNA2003 themselves if they
want to, and will also allow technically invalid but still common
hostnames.
- Fixed an issue where URLs with leading whitespace would raise
`InvalidSchema` errors.
- Fixed an issue where some URLs without the HTTP or HTTPS schemes
would still have HTTP URL preparation applied to them.
- Fixed an issue where Unicode strings could not be used in basic
auth.
- Fixed an issue encountered by some Requests plugins where
constructing a Response object would cause `Response.content` to
raise an `AttributeError`.

2.12.1

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**Bugfixes**

- Updated setuptools 'security' extra for the new PyOpenSSL backend in
urllib3.

**Miscellaneous**

- Updated bundled urllib3 to 1.19.1.

2.12.0

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**Improvements**

- Updated support for internationalized domain names from IDNA2003 to
IDNA2008. This updated support is required for several forms of IDNs
and is mandatory for .de domains.
- Much improved heuristics for guessing content lengths: Requests will
no longer read an entire `StringIO` into memory.
- Much improved logic for recalculating `Content-Length` headers for
`PreparedRequest` objects.
- Improved tolerance for file-like objects that have no `tell` method
but do have a `seek` method.
- Anything that is a subclass of `Mapping` is now treated like a
dictionary by the `data=` keyword argument.
- Requests now tolerates empty passwords in proxy credentials, rather
than stripping the credentials.
- If a request is made with a file-like object as the body and that
request is redirected with a 307 or 308 status code, Requests will
now attempt to rewind the body object so it can be replayed.

**Bugfixes**

- When calling `response.close`, the call to `close` will be
propagated through to non-urllib3 backends.
- Fixed issue where the `ALL_PROXY` environment variable would be
preferred over scheme-specific variables like `HTTP_PROXY`.
- Fixed issue where non-UTF8 reason phrases got severely mangled by
falling back to decoding using ISO 8859-1 instead.
- Fixed a bug where Requests would not correctly correlate cookies set
when using custom Host headers if those Host headers did not use the
native string type for the platform.

**Miscellaneous**

- Updated bundled urllib3 to 1.19.
- Updated bundled certifi certs to 2016.09.26.

2.11.1

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**Bugfixes**

- Fixed a bug when using `iter_content` with `decode_unicode=True` for
streamed bodies would raise `AttributeError`. This bug was
introduced in 2.11.
- Strip Content-Type and Transfer-Encoding headers from the header
block when following a redirect that transforms the verb from
POST/PUT to GET.

2.11.0

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**Improvements**

- Added support for the `ALL_PROXY` environment variable.
- Reject header values that contain leading whitespace or newline
characters to reduce risk of header smuggling.

**Bugfixes**

- Fixed occasional `TypeError` when attempting to decode a JSON
response that occurred in an error case. Now correctly returns a
`ValueError`.
- Requests would incorrectly ignore a non-CIDR IP address in the
`NO_PROXY` environment variables: Requests now treats it as a
specific IP.
- Fixed a bug when sending JSON data that could cause us to encounter
obscure OpenSSL errors in certain network conditions (yes, really).
- Added type checks to ensure that `iter_content` only accepts
integers and `None` for chunk sizes.
- Fixed issue where responses whose body had not been fully consumed
would have the underlying connection closed but not returned to the
connection pool, which could cause Requests to hang in situations
where the `HTTPAdapter` had been configured to use a blocking
connection pool.

**Miscellaneous**

- Updated bundled urllib3 to 1.16.
- Some previous releases accidentally accepted non-strings as
acceptable header values. This release does not.

2.10.0

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**New Features**

- SOCKS Proxy Support! (requires PySocks;
`$ pip install requests[socks]`)

**Miscellaneous**

- Updated bundled urllib3 to 1.15.1.

2.9.2

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**Improvements**

- Change built-in CaseInsensitiveDict (used for headers) to use
OrderedDict as its underlying datastore.

**Bugfixes**

- Don't use redirect\_cache if allow\_redirects=False
- When passed objects that throw exceptions from `tell()`, send them
via chunked transfer encoding instead of failing.
- Raise a ProxyError for proxy related connection issues.

2.9.1

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**Bugfixes**

- Resolve regression introduced in 2.9.0 that made it impossible to
send binary strings as bodies in Python 3.
- Fixed errors when calculating cookie expiration dates in certain
locales.

**Miscellaneous**

- Updated bundled urllib3 to 1.13.1.

2.9.0

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**Minor Improvements** (Backwards compatible)

- The `verify` keyword argument now supports being passed a path to a
directory of CA certificates, not just a single-file bundle.
- Warnings are now emitted when sending files opened in text mode.
- Added the 511 Network Authentication Required status code to the
status code registry.

**Bugfixes**

- For file-like objects that are not sought to the very beginning, we
now send the content length for the number of bytes we will actually
read, rather than the total size of the file, allowing partial file
uploads.
- When uploading file-like objects, if they are empty or have no
obvious content length we set `Transfer-Encoding: chunked` rather
than `Content-Length: 0`.
- We correctly receive the response in buffered mode when uploading
chunked bodies.
- We now handle being passed a query string as a bytestring on Python
3, by decoding it as UTF-8.
- Sessions are now closed in all cases (exceptional and not) when
using the functional API rather than leaking and waiting for the
garbage collector to clean them up.
- Correctly handle digest auth headers with a malformed `qop`
directive that contains no token, by treating it the same as if no
`qop` directive was provided at all.
- Minor performance improvements when removing specific cookies by
name.

**Miscellaneous**

- Updated urllib3 to 1.13.

2.8.1

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**Bugfixes**

- Update certificate bundle to match `certifi` 2015.9.6.2's weak
certificate bundle.
- Fix a bug in 2.8.0 where requests would raise `ConnectTimeout`
instead of `ConnectionError`
- When using the PreparedRequest flow, requests will now correctly
respect the `json` parameter. Broken in 2.8.0.
- When using the PreparedRequest flow, requests will now correctly
handle a Unicode-string method name on Python 2. Broken in 2.8.0.

2.8.0

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**Minor Improvements** (Backwards Compatible)

- Requests now supports per-host proxies. This allows the `proxies`
dictionary to have entries of the form
`{'<scheme>://<hostname>': '<proxy>'}`. Host-specific proxies will
be used in preference to the previously-supported scheme-specific
ones, but the previous syntax will continue to work.
- `Response.raise_for_status` now prints the URL that failed as part
of the exception message.
- `requests.utils.get_netrc_auth` now takes an `raise_errors` kwarg,
defaulting to `False`. When `True`, errors parsing `.netrc` files
cause exceptions to be thrown.
- Change to bundled projects import logic to make it easier to
unbundle requests downstream.
- Changed the default User-Agent string to avoid leaking data on
Linux: now contains only the requests version.

**Bugfixes**

- The `json` parameter to `post()` and friends will now only be used
if neither `data` nor `files` are present, consistent with the
documentation.
- We now ignore empty fields in the `NO_PROXY` environment variable.
- Fixed problem where `httplib.BadStatusLine` would get raised if
combining `stream=True` with `contextlib.closing`.
- Prevented bugs where we would attempt to return the same connection
back to the connection pool twice when sending a Chunked body.
- Miscellaneous minor internal changes.
- Digest Auth support is now thread safe.

**Updates**

- Updated urllib3 to 1.12.

2.7.0

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This is the first release that follows our new release process. For
more, see [our
documentation](https://requests.readthedocs.io/en/latest/community/release-process/).

**Bugfixes**

- Updated urllib3 to 1.10.4, resolving several bugs involving chunked
transfer encoding and response framing.

2.6.2

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**Bugfixes**

- Fix regression where compressed data that was sent as chunked data
was not properly decompressed. (\2561)

2.6.1

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**Bugfixes**

- Remove VendorAlias import machinery introduced in v2.5.2.
- Simplify the PreparedRequest.prepare API: We no longer require the
user to pass an empty list to the hooks keyword argument. (c.f.
\2552)
- Resolve redirects now receives and forwards all of the original
arguments to the adapter. (\2503)
- Handle UnicodeDecodeErrors when trying to deal with a unicode URL
that cannot be encoded in ASCII. (\2540)
- Populate the parsed path of the URI field when performing Digest
Authentication. (\2426)
- Copy a PreparedRequest's CookieJar more reliably when it is not an
instance of RequestsCookieJar. (\2527)

2.6.0

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**Bugfixes**

- CVE-2015-2296: Fix handling of cookies on redirect. Previously a
cookie without a host value set would use the hostname for the
redirected URL exposing requests users to session fixation attacks
and potentially cookie stealing. This was disclosed privately by
Matthew Daley of [BugFuzz](https://bugfuzz.com). This affects all
versions of requests from v2.1.0 to v2.5.3 (inclusive on both ends).
- Fix error when requests is an `install_requires` dependency and
`python setup.py test` is run. (\2462)
- Fix error when urllib3 is unbundled and requests continues to use
the vendored import location.
- Include fixes to `urllib3`'s header handling.
- Requests' handling of unvendored dependencies is now more
restrictive.

**Features and Improvements**

- Support bytearrays when passed as parameters in the `files`
argument. (\2468)
- Avoid data duplication when creating a request with `str`, `bytes`,
or `bytearray` input to the `files` argument.

2.5.3

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**Bugfixes**

- Revert changes to our vendored certificate bundle. For more context
see (\2455, \2456, and <https://bugs.python.org/issue23476>)

2.5.2

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**Features and Improvements**

- Add sha256 fingerprint support.
([shazow/urllib3\540](https://github.com/shazow/urllib3/pull/540))
- Improve the performance of headers.
([shazow/urllib3\544](https://github.com/shazow/urllib3/pull/544))

**Bugfixes**

- Copy pip's import machinery. When downstream redistributors remove
requests.packages.urllib3 the import machinery will continue to let
those same symbols work. Example usage in requests' documentation
and 3rd-party libraries relying on the vendored copies of urllib3
will work without having to fallback to the system urllib3.
- Attempt to quote parts of the URL on redirect if unquoting and then
quoting fails. (\2356)
- Fix filename type check for multipart form-data uploads. (\2411)
- Properly handle the case where a server issuing digest
authentication challenges provides both auth and auth-int
qop-values. (\2408)
- Fix a socket leak.
([shazow/urllib3\549](https://github.com/shazow/urllib3/pull/549))
- Fix multiple `Set-Cookie` headers properly.
([shazow/urllib3\534](https://github.com/shazow/urllib3/pull/534))
- Disable the built-in hostname verification.
([shazow/urllib3\526](https://github.com/shazow/urllib3/pull/526))
- Fix the behaviour of decoding an exhausted stream.
([shazow/urllib3\535](https://github.com/shazow/urllib3/pull/535))

**Security**

- Pulled in an updated `cacert.pem`.
- Drop RC4 from the default cipher list.
([shazow/urllib3\551](https://github.com/shazow/urllib3/pull/551))

2.5.1

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**Behavioural Changes**

- Only catch HTTPErrors in raise\_for\_status (\2382)

**Bugfixes**

- Handle LocationParseError from urllib3 (\2344)
- Handle file-like object filenames that are not strings (\2379)
- Unbreak HTTPDigestAuth handler. Allow new nonces to be negotiated
(\2389)

2.5.0

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**Improvements**

- Allow usage of urllib3's Retry object with HTTPAdapters (\2216)
- The `iter_lines` method on a response now accepts a delimiter with
which to split the content (\2295)

**Behavioural Changes**

- Add deprecation warnings to functions in requests.utils that will be
removed in 3.0 (\2309)
- Sessions used by the functional API are always closed (\2326)
- Restrict requests to HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/1.0 (stop accepting HTTP/0.9)
(\2323)

**Bugfixes**

- Only parse the URL once (\2353)
- Allow Content-Length header to always be overridden (\2332)
- Properly handle files in HTTPDigestAuth (\2333)
- Cap redirect\_cache size to prevent memory abuse (\2299)
- Fix HTTPDigestAuth handling of redirects after authenticating
successfully (\2253)
- Fix crash with custom method parameter to Session.request (\2317)
- Fix how Link headers are parsed using the regular expression library
(\2271)

**Documentation**

- Add more references for interlinking (\2348)
- Update CSS for theme (\2290)
- Update width of buttons and sidebar (\2289)
- Replace references of Gittip with Gratipay (\2282)
- Add link to changelog in sidebar (\2273)

2.4.3

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**Bugfixes**

- Unicode URL improvements for Python 2.
- Re-order JSON param for backwards compat.
- Automatically defrag authentication schemes from host/pass URIs.
([\2249](https://github.com/psf/requests/issues/2249))

2.4.2

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**Improvements**

- FINALLY! Add json parameter for uploads!
([\2258](https://github.com/psf/requests/pull/2258))
- Support for bytestring URLs on Python 3.x
([\2238](https://github.com/psf/requests/pull/2238))

**Bugfixes**

- Avoid getting stuck in a loop
([\2244](https://github.com/psf/requests/pull/2244))
- Multiple calls to iter\* fail with unhelpful error.
([\2240](https://github.com/psf/requests/issues/2240),
[\2241](https://github.com/psf/requests/issues/2241))

**Documentation**

- Correct redirection introduction
([\2245](https://github.com/psf/requests/pull/2245/))
- Added example of how to send multiple files in one request.
([\2227](https://github.com/psf/requests/pull/2227/))
- Clarify how to pass a custom set of CAs
([\2248](https://github.com/psf/requests/pull/2248/))

2.4.1

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- Now has a "security" package extras set,
`$ pip install requests[security]`
- Requests will now use Certifi if it is available.
- Capture and re-raise urllib3 ProtocolError
- Bugfix for responses that attempt to redirect to themselves forever
(wtf?).

2.4.0

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**Behavioral Changes**

- `Connection: keep-alive` header is now sent automatically.

**Improvements**

- Support for connect timeouts! Timeout now accepts a tuple (connect,
read) which is used to set individual connect and read timeouts.
- Allow copying of PreparedRequests without headers/cookies.
- Updated bundled urllib3 version.
- Refactored settings loading from environment -- new
Session.merge\_environment\_settings.
- Handle socket errors in iter\_content.

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**API Changes**

- New `Response` property `is_redirect`, which is true when the
library could have processed this response as a redirection (whether
or not it actually did).
- The `timeout` parameter now affects requests with both `stream=True`
and `stream=False` equally.
- The change in v2.0.0 to mandate explicit proxy schemes has been
reverted. Proxy schemes now default to `http://`.
- The `CaseInsensitiveDict` used for HTTP headers now behaves like a
normal dictionary when references as string or viewed in the
interpreter.

**Bugfixes**

- No longer expose Authorization or Proxy-Authorization headers on
redirect. Fix CVE-2014-1829 and CVE-2014-1830 respectively.
- Authorization is re-evaluated each redirect.
- On redirect, pass url as native strings.
- Fall-back to autodetected encoding for JSON when Unicode detection
fails.
- Headers set to `None` on the `Session` are now correctly not sent.
- Correctly honor `decode_unicode` even if it wasn't used earlier in
the same response.
- Stop advertising `compress` as a supported Content-Encoding.
- The `Response.history` parameter is now always a list.
- Many, many `urllib3` bugfixes.

2.2.1

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**Bugfixes**

- Fixes incorrect parsing of proxy credentials that contain a literal
or encoded '\' character.
- Assorted urllib3 fixes.

2.2.0

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**API Changes**

- New exception: `ContentDecodingError`. Raised instead of `urllib3`
`DecodeError` exceptions.

**Bugfixes**

- Avoid many many exceptions from the buggy implementation of
`proxy_bypass` on OS X in Python 2.6.
- Avoid crashing when attempting to get authentication credentials
from \~/.netrc when running as a user without a home directory.
- Use the correct pool size for pools of connections to proxies.
- Fix iteration of `CookieJar` objects.
- Ensure that cookies are persisted over redirect.
- Switch back to using chardet, since it has merged with charade.

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- Updated CA Bundle, of course.
- Cookies set on individual Requests through a `Session` (e.g. via
`Session.get()`) are no longer persisted to the `Session`.
- Clean up connections when we hit problems during chunked upload,
rather than leaking them.
- Return connections to the pool when a chunked upload is successful,
rather than leaking it.
- Match the HTTPbis recommendation for HTTP 301 redirects.
- Prevent hanging when using streaming uploads and Digest Auth when a
401 is received.
- Values of headers set by Requests are now always the native string
type.
- Fix previously broken SNI support.
- Fix accessing HTTP proxies using proxy authentication.
- Unencode HTTP Basic usernames and passwords extracted from URLs.
- Support for IP address ranges for no\_proxy environment variable
- Parse headers correctly when users override the default `Host:`
header.
- Avoid munging the URL in case of case-sensitive servers.
- Looser URL handling for non-HTTP/HTTPS urls.
- Accept unicode methods in Python 2.6 and 2.7.
- More resilient cookie handling.
- Make `Response` objects pickleable.
- Actually added MD5-sess to Digest Auth instead of pretending to like
last time.
- Updated internal urllib3.
- Fixed Lukasa's lack of taste.

2.0.1

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- Updated included CA Bundle with new mistrusts and automated process
for the future
- Added MD5-sess to Digest Auth
- Accept per-file headers in multipart file POST messages.
- Fixed: Don't send the full URL on CONNECT messages.
- Fixed: Correctly lowercase a redirect scheme.
- Fixed: Cookies not persisted when set via functional API.
- Fixed: Translate urllib3 ProxyError into a requests ProxyError
derived from ConnectionError.
- Updated internal urllib3 and chardet.

2.0.0

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**API Changes:**

- Keys in the Headers dictionary are now native strings on all Python
versions, i.e. bytestrings on Python 2, unicode on Python 3.
- Proxy URLs now *must* have an explicit scheme. A `MissingSchema`
exception will be raised if they don't.
- Timeouts now apply to read time if `Stream=False`.
- `RequestException` is now a subclass of `IOError`, not
`RuntimeError`.
- Added new method to `PreparedRequest` objects:
`PreparedRequest.copy()`.
- Added new method to `Session` objects: `Session.update_request()`.
This method updates a `Request` object with the data (e.g. cookies)
stored on the `Session`.
- Added new method to `Session` objects: `Session.prepare_request()`.
This method updates and prepares a `Request` object, and returns the
corresponding `PreparedRequest` object.
- Added new method to `HTTPAdapter` objects:
`HTTPAdapter.proxy_headers()`. This should not be called directly,
but improves the subclass interface.
- `httplib.IncompleteRead` exceptions caused by incorrect chunked
encoding will now raise a Requests `ChunkedEncodingError` instead.
- Invalid percent-escape sequences now cause a Requests `InvalidURL`
exception to be raised.
- HTTP 208 no longer uses reason phrase `"im_used"`. Correctly uses
`"already_reported"`.
- HTTP 226 reason added (`"im_used"`).

**Bugfixes:**

- Vastly improved proxy support, including the CONNECT verb. Special
thanks to the many contributors who worked towards this improvement.
- Cookies are now properly managed when 401 authentication responses
are received.
- Chunked encoding fixes.
- Support for mixed case schemes.
- Better handling of streaming downloads.
- Retrieve environment proxies from more locations.
- Minor cookies fixes.
- Improved redirect behaviour.
- Improved streaming behaviour, particularly for compressed data.
- Miscellaneous small Python 3 text encoding bugs.
- `.netrc` no longer overrides explicit auth.
- Cookies set by hooks are now correctly persisted on Sessions.
- Fix problem with cookies that specify port numbers in their host
field.
- `BytesIO` can be used to perform streaming uploads.
- More generous parsing of the `no_proxy` environment variable.
- Non-string objects can be passed in data values alongside files.

1.2.3

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- Simple packaging fix

1.2.2

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- Simple packaging fix

1.2.1

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- 301 and 302 redirects now change the verb to GET for all verbs, not
just POST, improving browser compatibility.
- Python 3.3.2 compatibility
- Always percent-encode location headers
- Fix connection adapter matching to be most-specific first
- new argument to the default connection adapter for passing a block
argument
- prevent a KeyError when there's no link headers

1.2.0

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- Fixed cookies on sessions and on requests
- Significantly change how hooks are dispatched - hooks now receive
all the arguments specified by the user when making a request so
hooks can make a secondary request with the same parameters. This is
especially necessary for authentication handler authors
- certifi support was removed
- Fixed bug where using OAuth 1 with body `signature_type` sent no
data
- Major proxy work thanks to Lukasa including parsing of proxy
authentication from the proxy url
- Fix DigestAuth handling too many 401s
- Update vendored urllib3 to include SSL bug fixes
- Allow keyword arguments to be passed to `json.loads()` via the
`Response.json()` method
- Don't send `Content-Length` header by default on `GET` or `HEAD`
requests
- Add `elapsed` attribute to `Response` objects to time how long a
request took.
- Fix `RequestsCookieJar`
- Sessions and Adapters are now picklable, i.e., can be used with the
multiprocessing library
- Update charade to version 1.0.3

The change in how hooks are dispatched will likely cause a great deal of
issues.

1.1.0

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- CHUNKED REQUESTS
- Support for iterable response bodies
- Assume servers persist redirect params
- Allow explicit content types to be specified for file data
- Make merge\_kwargs case-insensitive when looking up keys

1.0.3

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- Fix file upload encoding bug
- Fix cookie behavior

1.0.2

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- Proxy fix for HTTPAdapter.

1.0.1

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- Cert verification exception bug.
- Proxy fix for HTTPAdapter.

1.0.0

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- Massive Refactor and Simplification
- Switch to Apache 2.0 license
- Swappable Connection Adapters
- Mountable Connection Adapters
- Mutable ProcessedRequest chain
- /s/prefetch/stream
- Removal of all configuration
- Standard library logging
- Make Response.json() callable, not property.
- Usage of new charade project, which provides python 2 and 3
simultaneous chardet.
- Removal of all hooks except 'response'
- Removal of all authentication helpers (OAuth, Kerberos)

This is not a backwards compatible change.

0.14.2

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- Improved mime-compatible JSON handling
- Proxy fixes
- Path hack fixes
- Case-Insensitive Content-Encoding headers
- Support for CJK parameters in form posts

0.14.1

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- Python 3.3 Compatibility
- Simply default accept-encoding
- Bugfixes

0.14.0

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- No more iter\_content errors if already downloaded.

0.13.9

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- Fix for OAuth + POSTs
- Remove exception eating from dispatch\_hook
- General bugfixes

0.13.8

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- Incredible Link header support :)

0.13.7

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- Support for (key, value) lists everywhere.
- Digest Authentication improvements.
- Ensure proxy exclusions work properly.
- Clearer UnicodeError exceptions.
- Automatic casting of URLs to strings (fURL and such)
- Bugfixes.

0.13.6

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- Long awaited fix for hanging connections!

0.13.5

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- Packaging fix

0.13.4

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- GSSAPI/Kerberos authentication!
- App Engine 2.7 Fixes!
- Fix leaking connections (from urllib3 update)
- OAuthlib path hack fix
- OAuthlib URL parameters fix.

0.13.3

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- Use simplejson if available.
- Do not hide SSLErrors behind Timeouts.
- Fixed param handling with urls containing fragments.
- Significantly improved information in User Agent.
- client certificates are ignored when verify=False

0.13.2

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- Zero dependencies (once again)!
- New: Response.reason
- Sign querystring parameters in OAuth 1.0
- Client certificates no longer ignored when verify=False
- Add openSUSE certificate support

0.13.1

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- Allow passing a file or file-like object as data.
- Allow hooks to return responses that indicate errors.
- Fix Response.text and Response.json for body-less responses.

0.13.0

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- Removal of Requests.async in favor of
[grequests](https://github.com/kennethreitz/grequests)
- Allow disabling of cookie persistence.
- New implementation of safe\_mode
- cookies.get now supports default argument
- Session cookies not saved when Session.request is called with
return\_response=False
- Env: no\_proxy support.
- RequestsCookieJar improvements.
- Various bug fixes.

0.12.1

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- New `Response.json` property.
- Ability to add string file uploads.
- Fix out-of-range issue with iter\_lines.
- Fix iter\_content default size.
- Fix POST redirects containing files.

0.12.0

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- EXPERIMENTAL OAUTH SUPPORT!
- Proper CookieJar-backed cookies interface with awesome dict-like
interface.
- Speed fix for non-iterated content chunks.
- Move `pre_request` to a more usable place.
- New `pre_send` hook.
- Lazily encode data, params, files.
- Load system Certificate Bundle if `certify` isn't available.
- Cleanups, fixes.

0.11.2

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- Attempt to use the OS's certificate bundle if `certifi` isn't
available.
- Infinite digest auth redirect fix.
- Multi-part file upload improvements.
- Fix decoding of invalid %encodings in URLs.
- If there is no content in a response don't throw an error the second
time that content is attempted to be read.
- Upload data on redirects.

0.11.1

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- POST redirects now break RFC to do what browsers do: Follow up with
a GET.
- New `strict_mode` configuration to disable new redirect behavior.

0.11.0

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- Private SSL Certificate support
- Remove select.poll from Gevent monkeypatching
- Remove redundant generator for chunked transfer encoding
- Fix: Response.ok raises Timeout Exception in safe\_mode

0.10.8

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- Generate chunked ValueError fix
- Proxy configuration by environment variables
- Simplification of iter\_lines.
- New trust\_env configuration for disabling system/environment hints.
- Suppress cookie errors.

0.10.7

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- encode\_uri = False

0.10.6

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- Allow '=' in cookies.

0.10.5

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- Response body with 0 content-length fix.
- New async.imap.
- Don't fail on netrc.

0.10.4

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- Honor netrc.

0.10.3

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- HEAD requests don't follow redirects anymore.
- raise\_for\_status() doesn't raise for 3xx anymore.
- Make Session objects picklable.
- ValueError for invalid schema URLs.

0.10.2

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- Vastly improved URL quoting.
- Additional allowed cookie key values.
- Attempted fix for "Too many open files" Error
- Replace unicode errors on first pass, no need for second pass.
- Append '/' to bare-domain urls before query insertion.
- Exceptions now inherit from RuntimeError.
- Binary uploads + auth fix.
- Bugfixes.

0.10.1

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- PYTHON 3 SUPPORT!
- Dropped 2.5 Support. (*Backwards Incompatible*)

0.10.0

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- `Response.content` is now bytes-only. (*Backwards Incompatible*)
- New `Response.text` is unicode-only.
- If no `Response.encoding` is specified and `chardet` is available,
`Response.text` will guess an encoding.
- Default to ISO-8859-1 (Western) encoding for "text" subtypes.
- Removal of decode\_unicode. (*Backwards Incompatible*)
- New multiple-hooks system.
- New `Response.register_hook` for registering hooks within the
pipeline.
- `Response.url` is now Unicode.

0.9.3

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- SSL verify=False bugfix (apparent on windows machines).

0.9.2

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- Asynchronous async.send method.
- Support for proper chunk streams with boundaries.
- session argument for Session classes.
- Print entire hook tracebacks, not just exception instance.
- Fix response.iter\_lines from pending next line.
- Fix but in HTTP-digest auth w/ URI having query strings.
- Fix in Event Hooks section.
- Urllib3 update.

0.9.1

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- danger\_mode for automatic Response.raise\_for\_status()
- Response.iter\_lines refactor

0.9.0

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- verify ssl is default.

0.8.9

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- Packaging fix.

0.8.8

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- SSL CERT VERIFICATION!
- Release of Cerifi: Mozilla's cert list.
- New 'verify' argument for SSL requests.
- Urllib3 update.

0.8.7

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- iter\_lines last-line truncation fix
- Force safe\_mode for async requests
- Handle safe\_mode exceptions more consistently
- Fix iteration on null responses in safe\_mode

0.8.6

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- Socket timeout fixes.
- Proxy Authorization support.

0.8.5

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- Response.iter\_lines!

0.8.4

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- Prefetch bugfix.
- Added license to installed version.

0.8.3

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- Converted auth system to use simpler callable objects.
- New session parameter to API methods.
- Display full URL while logging.

0.8.2

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- New Unicode decoding system, based on over-ridable
Response.encoding.
- Proper URL slash-quote handling.
- Cookies with `[`, `]`, and `_` allowed.

0.8.1

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- URL Request path fix
- Proxy fix.
- Timeouts fix.

0.8.0

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- Keep-alive support!
- Complete removal of Urllib2
- Complete removal of Poster
- Complete removal of CookieJars
- New ConnectionError raising
- Safe\_mode for error catching
- prefetch parameter for request methods
- OPTION method
- Async pool size throttling
- File uploads send real names
- Vendored in urllib3

0.7.6

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- Digest authentication bugfix (attach query data to path)

0.7.5

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- Response.content = None if there was an invalid response.
- Redirection auth handling.

0.7.4

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- Session Hooks fix.

0.7.3

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- Digest Auth fix.

0.7.2

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- PATCH Fix.

0.7.1

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- Move away from urllib2 authentication handling.
- Fully Remove AuthManager, AuthObject, &c.
- New tuple-based auth system with handler callbacks.

0.7.0

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- Sessions are now the primary interface.
- Deprecated InvalidMethodException.
- PATCH fix.
- New config system (no more global settings).

0.6.6

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- Session parameter bugfix (params merging).

0.6.5

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- Offline (fast) test suite.
- Session dictionary argument merging.

0.6.4

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- Automatic decoding of unicode, based on HTTP Headers.
- New `decode_unicode` setting.
- Removal of `r.read/close` methods.
- New `r.faw` interface for advanced response usage.\*
- Automatic expansion of parameterized headers.

0.6.3

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- Beautiful `requests.async` module, for making async requests w/
gevent.

0.6.2

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- GET/HEAD obeys allow\_redirects=False.

0.6.1

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- Enhanced status codes experience `\o/`
- Set a maximum number of redirects (`settings.max_redirects`)
- Full Unicode URL support
- Support for protocol-less redirects.
- Allow for arbitrary request types.
- Bugfixes

0.6.0

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- New callback hook system
- New persistent sessions object and context manager
- Transparent Dict-cookie handling
- Status code reference object
- Removed Response.cached
- Added Response.request
- All args are kwargs
- Relative redirect support
- HTTPError handling improvements
- Improved https testing
- Bugfixes

0.5.1

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- International Domain Name Support!
- Access headers without fetching entire body (`read()`)
- Use lists as dicts for parameters
- Add Forced Basic Authentication
- Forced Basic is default authentication type
- `python-requests.org` default User-Agent header
- CaseInsensitiveDict lower-case caching
- Response.history bugfix

0.5.0

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- PATCH Support
- Support for Proxies
- HTTPBin Test Suite
- Redirect Fixes
- settings.verbose stream writing
- Querystrings for all methods
- URLErrors (Connection Refused, Timeout, Invalid URLs) are treated as
explicitly raised
`r.requests.get('hwe://blah'); r.raise_for_status()`

0.4.1

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- Improved Redirection Handling
- New 'allow\_redirects' param for following non-GET/HEAD Redirects
- Settings module refactoring

0.4.0

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- Response.history: list of redirected responses
- Case-Insensitive Header Dictionaries!
- Unicode URLs

0.3.4

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- Urllib2 HTTPAuthentication Recursion fix (Basic/Digest)
- Internal Refactor
- Bytes data upload Bugfix

0.3.3

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- Request timeouts
- Unicode url-encoded data
- Settings context manager and module

0.3.2

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- Automatic Decompression of GZip Encoded Content
- AutoAuth Support for Tupled HTTP Auth

0.3.1

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- Cookie Changes
- Response.read()
- Poster fix

0.3.0

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- Automatic Authentication API Change
- Smarter Query URL Parameterization
- Allow file uploads and POST data together
-

New Authentication Manager System

: - Simpler Basic HTTP System
- Supports all built-in urllib2 Auths
- Allows for custom Auth Handlers

0.2.4

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- Python 2.5 Support
- PyPy-c v1.4 Support
- Auto-Authentication tests
- Improved Request object constructor

0.2.3

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-

New HTTPHandling Methods

: - Response.\_\_nonzero\_\_ (false if bad HTTP Status)
- Response.ok (True if expected HTTP Status)
- Response.error (Logged HTTPError if bad HTTP Status)
- Response.raise\_for\_status() (Raises stored HTTPError)

0.2.2

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- Still handles request in the event of an HTTPError. (Issue \2)
- Eventlet and Gevent Monkeypatch support.
- Cookie Support (Issue \1)

0.2.1

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- Added file attribute to POST and PUT requests for multipart-encode
file uploads.
- Added Request.url attribute for context and redirects

0.2.0

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- Birth!

0.0.1

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- Frustration
- Conception