http-client backend using the OpenSSL library.

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MIT licensed by Michael Snoyman
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Full tutorial docs on the http-client package set are available at:

This package is an alternative to http-client-tls for those wishing to make secure connections with the OpenSSL library.


  • Fix a connection-bug with http-proxy(Previous version closes a connection before reading all respose-data.)

  • Add support for http-proxy

  • Use different domain name so tests pass

  • Minor doc updates

  • Simplified a test case

Expand hints for getAddrInfo. More exception safety.

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