gist.el had something like this, which is convenient.
Add missing closing paren
Docstrings, renamed a generic unnamespaced function
Many of us use describe-function to figure out how to use a package, so docstrings are nice to provide. read-url is not namespaced, and is far too generic a name for what it does, renamed to something less likely to clash with other packages.
Add Package-Requires header for ELPA installations
This README was bad publicity