[docs] [issue21043] Stop reccomending CACert.org in the SSL documentation

Alex Gaynor report at bugs.python.org
Mon Mar 24 00:50:30 CET 2014

New submission from Alex Gaynor:

CACert is not in the root trust store on *any* platform that I'm aware of, and has not passed any audits. See http://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/590879/ce23ed7bab68e489/ for more background.

In it's place I've added StartSSL, which is included in most (all?) root trust stores, and offers free certs.

assignee: docs at python
components: Documentation
files: cacert.diff
keywords: patch
messages: 214656
nosy: alex, docs at python, dstufft
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: Stop reccomending CACert.org in the SSL documentation
type: enhancement
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file34598/cacert.diff

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