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1.0.0.beta.1 / 2011-02-20 - The big rewrite

  • Switched parser from Ragel to http_parser.rb
  • Removed em_buffer C extension
  • Added support for HTTP keepalive
  • Added support for HTTP pipelining
  • ~60% performance improvement across the board: less GC time!
  • Refactored & split all tests
  • Basic 100-Continue handling on POST/PUT

0.3.0 / 2011-01-15

  • IMPORTANT: default to non-persistent connections (timeout => 0 now requires :keepalive => true)
  • see:

  • added escape_utils dependency to fix slow encode on long string escapes

  • bugfix: proxy authorization headers

  • bugfix: default to Encoding.default_external on invalid encoding in response
  • bugfix: do not normalize URI's internally
  • bugfix: more robust Encoding detection

0.2.15 / 2010-11-18

  • bugfix: follow redirects on missing content-length
  • bugfix: fixed undefined warnings when running in strict mode

0.2.14 / 2010-10-06

  • bugfix: form-encode keys/values of ruby objects passed in as body

0.2.13 / 2010-09-25

  • added SOCKS5 proxy support
  • bugfix: follow redirects on HEAD requests

0.2.12 / 2010-09-12

  • added headers callback (http.headers {|h| p h})
  • added .close method on client obj to terminate session (accepts message)

  • bugfix: report 0 for response status on 1.9 on timeouts

  • bugfix: handle bad Location host redirects
  • bugfix: reset host override on connect

0.2.11 / 2010-08-16

  • all URIs are now normalized prior to dispatch (and on redirect)
  • default to direct proxy (instead of CONNECT handshake) - better performance
    • specify :proxy => {:tunnel => true} if you need to force CONNECT route
  • MultiRequest accepts block syntax for dispatching parallel requests (see specs)
  • MockHttpRequest accepts block syntax (see Mock wiki page)

  • bugfix: nullbyte frame for websockets

  • bugfix: set @uri on DNS resolve failure
  • bugfix: handle bad hosts in absolute redirects
  • bugfix: reset seen content on redirects (doh!)
  • bugfix: invalid multibyte escape in websocket regex (1.9.2+)
  • bugfix: report etag and last_modified headers correctly
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