requests v2.28.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2022-06-09 // about 2 years ago
  • ๐Ÿ—„ Deprecations

    • ๐Ÿ‘ โš ๏ธ Requests has officially dropped support for Python 2.7. โš ๏ธ (#6091)
    • ๐Ÿ‘ Requests has officially dropped support for Python 3.6 (including pypy3.6). (#6091)

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improvements

    • ๐Ÿ›ฐ Wrap JSON parsing issues in Request's JSONDecodeError for payloads without an encoding to make json() API consistent. (#6097)
    • ๐Ÿ“œ Parse header components consistently, raising an InvalidHeader error in all invalid cases. (#6154)
    • โž• Added provisional 3.11 support with current beta build. (#6155)
    • Requests got a makeover and we decided to paint it black. (#6095)

    ๐Ÿ›  Bugfixes

    • Fixed bug where setting CURL_CA_BUNDLE to an empty string would disable cert verification. All Requests 2.x versions before 2.28.0 are affected. (#6074)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed urllib3 exception leak, wrapping urllib3.exceptions.SSLError with requests.exceptions.SSLError for content and iter_content. (#6057)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed issue where invalid Windows registry entires caused proxy resolution to raise an exception rather than ignoring the entry. (#6149)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed issue where entire payload could be included in the error message for JSONDecodeError. (#6036)