- File posting (encode_multipart_formdata).
- Built-in redirection and retries (optional).
- Supports gzip and deflate decoding.
- Thread-safe and sanity-safe.
- Works with AppEngine, gevent, and eventlib.
- Tested on Python 2.6+, Python 3.2+, and PyPy, with 100% unit test coverage.
- Small and easy to understand codebase perfect for extending and building upon.
For a more comprehensive solution, have a look at Requests <http://python-requests.org/> which is also powered by urllib3