The timeout (in seconds) for socket I/O operations (including connecting to a server, and waiting for a reply to an HTTP request).
Although you can change this property at any time, it will
only affect newly-created connections, not currently-open
ones. You can call
soup_session_abort() after setting this
if you want to ensure that all future connections will have
this timeout value.
Not to be confused with
SoupSession:idle-timeout (which is
the length of time that idle persistent connections will be