Connection.isClosed()no longer “pings” the server.
Massive code clean-up to follow Java coding conventions (the time had come).
paranoidparameter, which sanitizes error messages by removing “sensitive” information from them (such as host names, ports, or user names), as well as clearing “sensitive” data structures when possible.
socketTimeoutparameter to URL.
Charsets now automatically detected. Optimized code for single-byte character set conversion.
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