[Python-Dev] the new 2.3a1 settimeout() with httplib and SSL

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 31 Jan 2003 17:00:05 -0500

> If its documented that the timeout is an order-of-magnitude thing that 
> is susceptible to DoS attacks, then I guess not.

I would think that anything that doesn't specifically document it's
safe against DoS attacks should be considered susceptible to them.  I
see no need to document this.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)