[Python-Dev] Bug 19494 ... urllib2.HTTPBasicAuthHandler for GitHub et al.

Matěj Cepl mcepl at cepl.eu
Mon Sep 1 10:12:36 CEST 2014


now when the vacations even in Europe are over could I ask for 
some movement on http://bugs.python.org/issue19494? Demanding 
a half-megabyte amount of packages from PIP ('just use requests' 
mentioned by some comments in the thread) or for that matter any 
package from PIP (including mine 
https://pypi.python.org/pypi/urllib2_prior_auth/) for something 
which is essentially a ten-lines patch seems to me rather crazy.  
What happened to all those batteries which were supposed to be 



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