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Metadata-Version: 1.0
Name: httplib2
Version: 0.7.4
Summary: A comprehensive HTTP client library.
Author: Joe Gregorio
License: MIT
A comprehensive HTTP client library, ``httplib2`` supports many features left out of other HTTP libraries.
**HTTP and HTTPS**
HTTPS support is only available if the socket module was compiled with SSL support.
Supports HTTP 1.1 Keep-Alive, keeping the socket open and performing multiple requests over the same connection if possible.
The following three types of HTTP Authentication are supported. These can be used over both HTTP and HTTPS.
* Digest
* Basic
The module can optionally operate with a private cache that understands the Cache-Control:
header and uses both the ETag and Last-Modified cache validators. Both file system
and memcached based caches are supported.
**All Methods**
The module can handle any HTTP request method, not just GET and POST.
Automatically follows 3XX redirects on GETs.
Handles both 'deflate' and 'gzip' types of compression.
**Lost update support**
Automatically adds back ETags into PUT requests to resources we have already cached. This implements Section 3.2 of Detecting the Lost Update Problem Using Unreserved Checkout
**Unit Tested**
A large and growing set of unit tests.
Platform: UNKNOWN
Classifier: Development Status :: 4 - Beta
Classifier: Environment :: Web Environment
Classifier: Intended Audience :: Developers
Classifier: License :: OSI Approved :: MIT License
Classifier: Operating System :: OS Independent
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3
Classifier: Topic :: Internet :: WWW/HTTP
Classifier: Topic :: Software Development :: Libraries