Python & SSL

John J. Lee jjl at
Wed May 3 23:51:33 CEST 2006

Benji York <benji at> writes:

> James Stroud wrote:
> > I have been trying to make an https client with python
> You probably don't want to use the standard library for HTTPS; here's a 
> quote from the socket module docs about SSL:
> 	Warning: This does not do any certificate verification!

Of course, remembering that the first thing to ask in response to "is
it secure?"  is "against what?", for lots of purposes it just doesn't
matter that it ignores certificates.


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