[Python-Dev] Enable Hostname and Certificate Chain Validation

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Jan 23 16:04:50 CET 2014

On Thu, 23 Jan 2014 06:02:18 +0000
Kristján Valur Jónsson <kristjan at ccpgames.com> wrote:
> If not already possible, I suggest that we allow the use of a certificate validation callback
> (it isn't possible for 2.7, I just hacked in one yesterday to allow me to ignore out-date-failure for certificates.)
> Using this, it would be possible to e.g. emit warnings when certificiate failures occur, rather than deny connection outright.

That's a possible transition measure indeed.



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