[Distutils] Surviving a Compromise of PyPI - PEP 458 and 480

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Wed Dec 31 03:32:40 CET 2014

> On Dec 30, 2014, at 9:29 PM, Richard Jones <richard at python.org> wrote:
> Thanks for the clarification, guys.
> Donald, I'm not sure what you mean by "a compromise of the CDN for *uploading*”.

PyPI trusts the CDN to give it the correct bits, without a signature from the author that is being verified uploading just relies on TLS again. The other PEP should close that gap though I believe.

Note: I have yet to read these PEPs so I’m just going by a casual glance of them.

Donald Stufft
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