Charsets now automatically detected. Optimized code for single-byte character set conversion.
Massive code clean-up to follow Java coding conventions (the time had come).
Connection.isClosed()no longer “pings” the server.
socketTimeoutparameter to URL.
LOCAL TEMPORARYto table types in
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.