[Python-Dev] PEP 476: Enabling certificate validation by default!
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Sep 4 00:48:05 CEST 2014
Guido van Rossum writes:
> lot: five years ago (when I worked at Google!) it was common to find
> internal services that required SSL but had a misconfigured certificate,
> and the only way to access those services was to override the browser
> complaints. Today (working at Dropbox, a much smaller company!) I don't
> even remember the last time I had to deal with such a browser complaint --
I would tend to discount your recent experience, then. Smaller (and
possibly even more important in this fast-developing area, younger)
organizations are a lot more nimble about things like this.
That is not intended to express an opinion about a backport, though.
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