[Python-Dev] PEP 476: Enabling certificate validation by default!
dreid at dreid.org
Fri Aug 29 21:56:59 CEST 2014
Alex Gaynor <alex.gaynor <at> gmail.com> writes:
> Hi all,
> I've just submitted PEP 476, on enabling certificate validation by default for
> HTTPS clients in Python. Please have a look and let me know what you think.
The two most commons answers I get to "Why did you switch to go?" are
"Concurrency" and "The stdlib HTTP client verifies TLS by default."
In a work related survey of webhook providers I found that only ~7% of HTTPS
URLs would be affected by a change like this.
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