[Distutils] Announcement: TLSv1.2 will become mandatory in the future

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed Jan 11 14:38:31 EST 2017


On 01/11/2017 10:26 AM, Brett Cannon wrote:

> I know both Cory Benfield and Christian Heimes brought this up briefly
>  at the PyCon US 2016 language summit at the end of their SSL discussion,
> but I don't think it went anywhere because there was some other
>  discussion that dominated the end of their talk (I've now tweeted at
>  them about this discussion).
>
> I know Steve has also said he would love to see a agnostic TLS library so
>  that Windows' built-in libraries for this stuff could be directly used.
>  With the predicament this is going to put us in I think it makes it very
>  prudent to create a tls module for the stdlib.

A thread about a new tls module has been started on the security-sig [1].

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~Ethan~

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