[Python-checkins] r86222 - python/branches/py3k/Doc/whatsnew/3.2.rst

antoine.pitrou python-checkins at python.org
Fri Nov 5 23:18:28 CET 2010

Author: antoine.pitrou
Date: Fri Nov  5 23:18:28 2010
New Revision: 86222

More what's new


Modified: python/branches/py3k/Doc/whatsnew/3.2.rst
--- python/branches/py3k/Doc/whatsnew/3.2.rst	(original)
+++ python/branches/py3k/Doc/whatsnew/3.2.rst	Fri Nov  5 23:18:28 2010
@@ -488,6 +488,12 @@
   5-tuple), and :data:`ssl.OPENSSL_VERSION_NUMBER` (an integer).  (Added by
   Antoine Pitrou; :issue:`8321`.)
+* :class:`http.client.HTTPSConnection`, :class:`urllib.request.HTTPSHandler`
+  and :func:`urllib.request.urlopen` now take optional arguments to allow for
+  server certificate checking against a set of Certificate Authorities,
+  as recommended in public uses of HTTPS.
+  (Added by Antoine Pitrou, :issue:`9003`.)
 * Instances of :class:`unittest.TestCase` have two new methods
   :meth:`~unittest.TestCase.assertWarns` and :meth:`~unittest.TestCase.assertWarnsRegexp`
   to check that a given warning type was triggered by the code under test::

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