HTTP library with thread-safe connection pooling for Python


urllib3 supports features left out of urllib and urllib2 libraries.

  - Re-use the same socket connection for multiple requests (HTTPConnectionPool
    and HTTPSConnectionPool) (with optional client-side certificate
  - File posting (encode_multipart_formdata).
  - Built-in redirection and retries (optional).
  - Supports gzip and deflate decoding.
  - Thread-safe and sanity-safe.
  - Small and easy to understand codebase perfect for extending and
    building upon.

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