[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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