[docs] [issue9983] please add a large NOTE explaining that urllib does not perform any ssl validation
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Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:
> @pitrou you should also put an example of how to ACTUALLY establish a
> connection that can't be MITMed. Because lots of people are getting
> this wrong....
It would require writing the code for checking hostnames that the ssl
module currently lacks, so if I write that code I'd rather add it to the
ssl module rather than as an example in the docs :)
But, yes, I agree that the situation is quite unsatisfying right now.
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