[docs] [issue9983] please add a large NOTE explaining that urllib does not perform any ssl validation

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Wed Sep 29 22:40:20 CEST 2010

Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:

> What it does not do is to validate the server certificate in any form (AFAIU).

The warning I have added says “When opening HTTPS (or FTPS) URLs, it is
not attempted to validate the server certificate.”
(see http://docs.python.org/library/urllib.html )

So I don't think we have a disagreement here.


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