Pure Python HTTPS Server
trevp at trevp.net
Fri Feb 27 03:30:30 CET 2004
Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote in message news:<7x7jy9igvg.fsf at ruckus.brouhaha.com>...
> Bob Ippolito <bob at redivi.com> writes:
> > Have you seen: http://trevp.net/tlslite/ ?
> No, hadn't seen it. Interesting, thanks. It looks like it's not a
> full blown implementation right now (no real attempt to handle
> certificates) but that it's moving in that direction.
If you have an X.509 cert you can use it; and you can authenticate the
other guy based on his X.509 fingerprint.
There's no path validation or cert creation. My view is that certs
are a disaster, and I'm doing users a *favor* by keeping them at arm's
length :-). Fingerprints are easier to use, so that's what the
Anyways, I don't plan to add more X.509 support. If someone else
wants to, it is open-source...
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