[BangPypers] Https and http difference in behaviour urllib2

Senthil Kumaran senthil at uthcode.com
Sat Mar 3 22:09:19 CET 2012

On Sat, Mar 03, 2012 at 09:41:57AM +0530, Baiju M wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 9:32 AM, Senthil Kumaran <senthil at uthcode.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 08:21:31PM +0000, Anand Chitipothu wrote:
> [...snip...]
> >> I disagree. People look for simplicity.
> >
> > Yes, I agree that in general, people appreciate simplicity. I too.
> >
> > My previous comment was more aligned with how I read it in what people
> > liked in requests. Rough thoughts were along the lines like .get,
> > .post with data, .head etc and managing certs. All these are split
> > across different modules in stdlib and I found that requests provided
> > it a single place and useful entry for people doing most-common
> > operations.
> Sometimes features are very important.  I stared using requests for one
> work, but later I found that it is not thread safe, then I switched to urllib3:
> http://urllib3.readthedocs.org/en/latest/index.html

That sounds interesting. I had looked at urllib3 only during its early
and did not follow that. I think, I should revisit all those stock.
Looks like the author of httplib2 just updated with some useful
features too. 


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