[Python-Dev] RFC: Backport ssl.MemoryBIO and ssl.SSLObject to Python 2.7

David Wilson dw+python-dev at hmmz.org
Thu Jun 1 06:39:14 EDT 2017

Hi Cory,

On Thu, Jun 01, 2017 at 11:22:21AM +0100, Cory Benfield wrote:

>  We want to support as many TLS backends as possible.

Just a wild idea, but have you investigated a pure-Python fallback for
2.7 such as TLSlite? Of course the fallback need only be used during
bootstrapping, and the solution would be compatible with every stable
LTS Linux distribution release that was not shipping the latest and
greatest 2.7.


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