[issue8998] add crypto routines to stdlib
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Sun Sep 19 16:25:33 CEST 2010
Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:
> pyOpenSSL is stable, in production use and
> has a decent API. The ssl module is good enough for HTTPS client
> use. pyOpenSSL provides a robust server side implementation with
> all the required certificate and context handling needed for this.
> We could tell people to use the ssl module for clients and
> pyOpenSSL for the server side and perhaps integrate the OpenSSL
> package into the ssl namespace.
In this case, this should be decided early, so that I know if I should
continue caring about the ssl module or not. I'm not interested in
maintaining potentially obsolete code.
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